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A Solar Oven- Have Fun with a Different Take on Boxing Day
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11:59 pm
August 23, 2008


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Mindy said:

I remember making these ovens in Girl Scouts. They seemed to take a long time to cook things, but were a lot of fun. 


I made a solar oven with my kids this summer.  We used a pizza box, cut a window, and lined it all with foil.  Basically the same idea as NightOwl's.  It worked great! We made toasted cheese for lunch, cookies and s'mores.  It got up to about 250 degrees Farenheit.  A great lesson in solar energy.


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January 2, 2008


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I remember making these ovens in Girl Scouts. They seemed to take a long time to cook things, but were a lot of fun. 

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December 25, 2007


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Tis the season for too many empty boxes around the house.  Tis also the season for trying to figure out what to do with the kids home from school.  If you are feeling adventurous, here are the step-by-step instructions for using some of those boxes to create your own solar oven. 

Things You’ll Need

  • Aluminum Foil
  • Cardboard
  • Large And Small Cardboard Boxes
  • Non-toxic Glues
  • Non-toxic Invisible Tape
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Scissors
  • Newspaper
  • Pencils
  • Black Construction Paper
  • Staplers

Steps

Step One

Find two boxes. One should fit inside the other with a 2- to 3-inch space on each side. (This can vary slightly – the …
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