Energy from the Sun: design a solar oven and start cooking

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Use the Sun's energy to cook food. Select design settings for a solar oven: cover, insulation and lining. Choose variables to reach temperatures needed to cook food such as chicken, fish and bread. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

Students recognize that the Sun is a source of renewable energy.
Students identify surfaces that will absorb or reflect heat.
Students compare heat retention and insulation properties of a range of materials and container covers.
Students compare the results of different simulations to determine the best design for a solar oven.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 4
Earth and Space
Learners, Students

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