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Wonders of the Sun (Elementary)

Wonders of the Sun (Elementary)

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Grades 3-5

Elementary students develop a basic understanding of solar energy through background reading and classroom activities. Hands-on activities demonstrate solar energy transformations into kinetic energy, thermal energy, chemical energy, and electricity. The kit includes a Teacher Guide, a class set of 30 Student Guides, and the materials necessary to conduct the activities.

Student and Teacher guides are also available in PDF format as a FREE download.

Also available as an e-publication:    Teacher Guide    Student Guide

-Wonders of the Sun Kit w/ 1 Teacher & 30 Student Guides $325.00
-One Teacher & One Student Guide  $5.00
-Class Set of 30 Student Guides  $50.00
-Class Set of Wonders of the Sun Consumables  $55.00
-Solar Oven Challenge Supply Set $7.00

Materials in Wonders of the Sun Kit
1 Package NaturePrint® Paper
1 Package clay
1 Radiometer
1 Solar balloon
1 Oven thermometer
4 Solar house kits
1 Inflatable globe
1 Package UV beads
30 Pipe cleaners
18 Student thermometers*
Solar Oven Construction Kit
- 1 Pizza box
- 1 Thermometer
- 1 Transparency paper
- 1 Sheet black paper
- 1 Wooden skewer
30 Student Guides

**Student thermometers are safety thermometers containing alcohol spirits, not mercury.

Materials in Class Set of Wonders of the Sun Consumables
1 Package NaturePrint® Paper
1 Package clay
1 Solar balloon
1 Package UV beads
30 Pipe cleaners

Materials in Solar Oven Challenge Supply Set
Suitable for one small group
1 Pizza box
2 Feet of aluminum foil
2 Sheets of black paper
1 Wooden skewer
2 Sheets of transparency paper
1 Student thermometer

Additional solar resources available here.

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