Solar Cooking Race

This Solar Cooking Race lesson plan also includes:

Study heat transfer with activities that focus on how heat energy works. Using a solar cooker, ice cubes, and heat transfer bracelets, kids experiment and record what they find by keeping ice cubes cold and vegetables hot.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the activities over a few days, or stretch the lesson over several weeks
  • If you don't have a class garden, bring in vegetables for kids to work with
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires many supplies and two hours of cooking time
Pros

  • A fun way to use your class garden in a science lesson
Cons

  • None
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