Build the Ultimate Solar Oven (Lesson 11)

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Lisa Morgan
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Estimated Activity Length:
10 hours
Learning Goal(s):

At the end of this lesson students will be able to: plan, sketch, design and build a new solar oven. In addition, students will be able to cook food with their solar oven.


The purpose of this lesson is to take everything the students have learned and experienced up to this point and use it to build their own Ultimate Solar Oven using items found at school, home, the Dollar store or home improvement store for under 5 dollars. This lesson can be used for the whole class, partners or individuals.

Science Kit Material(s) Used

Infrared Temperature Gun

Other Material(s) Used

Sun oven construction materials. See lesson plan for materials ideas