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Project Specifications:

Project Summary: A very simple solar oven for cooking hotdogs, or roasting marshmallows, using aluminum foil as the focusing mirror.

Materials: deep bowl, aluminum foil, tape, hot dog

Tools required: scissors, thermometer

Category: Food

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Suggested reading material:

Golden Thread: 2500 Years Of Solar Architecture and Technology by Ken Butti and John Perlin

Solar cooking facts – solarcooking.org

Solar cooking recipes:



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