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AMES Parabolic Solar Oven Kit


The NICERC AMES Parabolic Solar Oven Kit is provided for use with the NICERC AMES (Advanced Math for Engineering and Science) Curriculum.

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Students use the engineering design process as a way to study parabolas. Students create a paraboloid inside of a solar oven to direct the heat toward the focus. At the focus, students place food that so that they can test their parabolic solar over by cooking.

Materials include: Aluminum foil, cardboard boxes, reflective tape, packaging tape, poster board, foam board, food thermometers, cotton balls, and disposable cooking dishes.