How Do You Build A Solar Oven As A Middle School Project?
Solar rays create electricity when panels collect energy from the sun and store the energy in batteries. “Low-temperature solar collectors also absorb the sun’s heat energy, but, instead of making electricity, use the heat directly for hot water or space heating in homes, offices and other buildings,” states the U.S. Energy Information Administration website. Basic solar ovens demonstrate the efficiency of solar power. “Solar ovens work on basic principles: sunlight is converted to heat energy that is retained for cooking,” according to Solar Cookers International. Build a solar oven that boils water and cooks food for your next middle school project. Measure the inner dimensions on all four sides and the bottom of a shoe box. Draw rectangles on black construction paper using these dimensions. Cut the rectangles out. Liberally apply glue to the inside of the box and press each piece of construction paper into the correct place. Let it dry. Place the shoe box’s lid upside down on a cutt