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The Sun and Its Energy (Primary)

The Sun and Its Energy (Primary)

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Grades K-2

Primary students are introduced to solar energy with a read-aloud book and classroom-based activities. Students will learn that the sun’s energy produces light, transforms to heat, powers the water cycle, produces wind, and that solar cells convert radiant energy into electricity. The kit includes an all-encompassing teacher and student guide and the materials necessary to conduct the activities.

The Sun and Its Energy Guide is available in PDF format as a FREE download.

Also available as an e-publication.

The Sun and Its Energy Kit with 1 Teacher Guide  $250.00
One Teacher Guide  $5.00
Class Set of The Sun and Its Energy Consumables  $60.00
Solar Oven Challenge Kit $7.00

Materials in The Sun and Its Energy Kit
30 Pipe cleaners
1 Package UV beads
1 Large demonstration thermometer
10 Student thermometers*
1 Solar balloon
1 Package of NaturePrint® Paper
1 Radiometer
1 Package clay
Solar Oven Construction Kit
- 1 Pizza box
- 1 Sheet of black paper
- 1 Transparency paper
- 1 Thermometer
- 1 Wooden skewer

*Student thermometers in the kit are safety thermometers containing alcohol, not mercury.

Materials in the Class Set The Sun and Its Energy Consumables
30 Pipe cleaners
1 Package UV beads
2 Student thermometers
1 Solar balloon
1 Package of NaturePrint® Paper
1 Package clay

Materials in the 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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