Make a Solar Oven

A solar oven let us use the energy from the sun to cook food.

Did you know you can make a solar oven out of a pizza box? Of course, you’ll need to eat the pizza first!

Watch our video to make and test your own solar oven at school or home.

You will need:

  • Step-by-step guide: make a solar oven
  • Optional teacher resources

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Make a Wind Turbine

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Make a Hydro Turbine + Housing

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