It seems like the only news you hear about solar energy is full of technical solar jargon and price comparisons.  But, solar energy can be fun! Check out this fun solar project that you can do with your kids to teach them about our ability to harness energy from the sun!

This project can be done for a school project or just for some fun at home, with some every day household products!

What You Will Need

  • Large Pizza Box
  • Ruler
  • Black Marker
  • Box Cutter
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Glue
  • Clear Plastic Wrap
  • Tape
  • Black Construction Paper
  • (Optional) Stick or Plastic Straw
  • (Optional) Laser PointerNow just follow this step-by-step video thanks to Howcast and turn a pizza box into a solar oven!