Solar Energy - Dehydration

Sixth graders explore process of drying food using solar energy. They cook and/or dry food such as pumpkins, watermelon, corn, and deer meat, explain how solar energy changes foods, and compare and contrast solar energy with other forms of energy. Students then make graphs to analyze water loss in foods, and describe traditional ways of preserving foods.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2001