Solar Cookers

Solar Cookers

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Author: Beth Barsness
  1. Students will be able to name the most common fuel source worldwide.
  2. Students will be able to explain why fuel wood is so important in the developing world, as well as why is has become dangerous for women to collect the wood.
  3. Students will design and test their own solar cookers.
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Lesson Plan

This lesson plan can be downloaded to your computer as a PDF document. If you would like to edit this document for your classroom needs, go to the "Handouts and Materials" section and click on the corresponding link.

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Source: Susie Newman

Solar Cooking in Africa

This video shows the remarkable technology transfer that is taking place in Africa as thousands of people are introduced to solar cooking technology, which allows them to cook food and boil water using Africa's most abundant and free source of energy--the sun. (10 minutes)

Source: solarwindmama

Handouts and Materials

The following files can be downloaded to your computer:

Lesson Plan (Word document)

Solar Cooker Activity (Word document)


Solar Lifeline Saves Darfur Women

Source: Susie Newman


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