Solar Cooking in the Classroom

A teacher has power to influence our future by making solar thermal cooking part of the science curriculum. SCI offers Classroom Resources. A SCI Curriculum Working Group is evaluating lesson plans for all grade levels. Look for these soon.

Teachers' Kits

A great addition to your curriculum, the Teacher's Kit includes everything to start solar cooking and teach others, too. The kit contains a complete CooKit solar panel cooker; a 3 Pound Roaster; a Water Pasteurization Indicator (WAPI); one set of 3 educational posters (How/Why/Types; the Suncookers DVD, and SCI's classic instruction manual Solar Cookers: How to Make, Use and Enjoy. Includes a 13-page manual for teachers. Visit our Shop for more details.

Lesson Plans

Check out SCInet for free Classroom Resources on solar cooking, including lesson plans and how-to guides for building solar cookers.

Students Helping Others

Students create pot holders for solar cooks

Students in Kansas decorated pot holders for households that receive solar cookers in SCI's projects. Other schools have raised funds for projects by building solar cookers and raising dollars for every degree the temperature inside the solar cooker will reach.