Human Community and Human Condition
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What is your wish for this project?

We will talk about RENEWABLE ENERGY with the kids, focusing on wind, water, geothermal and solar. Since we live in Alabama, we have chosen SOLAR as the method to demonstrate how to harness the sun's power and use it instead of fossil fuels.

How did it go?

We actually constructed the solar oven first, so that the cookies could be baking while we were working on the other experiments. The oven was made from a copier paper box, newspaper for insulation, a disposable aluminum cake pan with a plastic lid. The oven would have heated up better if we would have had a large enough piece of glass to cover the entire box, but we did not, so we used what we had. The cookies had been in the oven apx one and a half hours when we left the club and they were more