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Here is a great science craft to teach kids about alternative energy: a solar oven! Harnessing the power of the sun is cool and teaches us about caring for our environment and using renewable resources. Best of all, kids can make a snack they love, nachos, using the solar oven they made using this DIY. The directions are remarkably easy and you might already own all of the materials needed. It's a wonderful summer activity to do with your own kids, or in a community or classroom setting.
Thinking about living off the grid? This post explains how we went about selecting our solar electric system, considering factors such as cost of a photovoltaic system, and how much energy we use on a daily basis. | Homestead Honey