TLF ID M013757
This is a resource for teachers about the energy that the Sun provides. It is a lesson plan with five experiments and background information. The experiments include: designing an effective pizza box solar oven; designing an Earth-Sun simulator in order to learn how solar energy is distributed around the Earth; measuring the energy of the sun; measuring how the length of day changes depending on where you are in the world; and measuring solar energy with a homemade solar collector. Each experiment has: a learning objective, questions, control and variables, equipment, safety requirements, suggestions and further investigations.