Solar Oven S’mores Project

DIRECTIONS:  Make a Solar Oven: Wrap the inside of the box, including the sides, in aluminum foil. Wrap the larger cardboard piece in aluminum foil. Place the ingredients for the s’mores in the box: Break a graham cracker in half, placing one half of the cracker on the bottom of the box. Place a marshmallow[…]

How Much Food Do You Waste?

Measure Your Food Waste: Activity Directions Week 1 Place an empty black bag in your designated food waste receptacle and place it on your scale. Record the weight. Let everyone in your house know to dump any unused food in this trash can for the next week. You don’t have to include unusable parts of[…]

Gardening with Students

Directions for Making Recycled Planters Make sure the tin cans have the top lid fully removed and are empty, washed, and dried. If there are remaining metal fragments where the lid used to be, use the metal file to file it down for safety. Use the nails and hammer to make drainage holes in the[…]