Build a Solar Oven STEM: Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea Read Aloud STEM Activity

Build a Solar Oven STEM: Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea Read Aloud STEM Activity

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Integrate STEM in your classroom and teach about Solar Energy with this super fun Solar Oven STEM Challenge!

In the Build a Solar Oven STEM Activity, students learn about solar energy and use their knowledge to engineer their own solar cooker to cook s'mores!

Integrate Literacy with a Read Aloud!

This Solar Oven STEM Challenge works as an amazing companion activity to Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea: How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet by Liz Suneby.

Take students through the Engineering Design Process!

Students design, build, and test their own Solar Cooker / Solar Oven! After they have completed their activity, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't.

Add in Explanatory Writing!

A writing activity is included as a follow up for students to write out a sales pitch for their solar oven creation.

Amazing resource for STEM club, STEM teachers, elementary librarians, parents who love hands-on learning, and elementary teachers who want to create a hands-on educational environment in their classroom!

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Material List:

  • Tape

  • Unused Pizza Box (Pro Tip: Local Pizza shops gives these away for free)

  • Clear Plastic Wrap

  • Popsicle Sticks

  • Black Construction Paper

  • Aluminum Foil

  • Ruler

  • Scissors

  • Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea: How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet by Liz Suneby (Recommended)

Includes:

  • Teacher Instructions

  • Student Instructions

  • Student Solar Oven STEM Activity

  • Student Reflection Sheet

  • Writing Activity

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