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Angela Ling
Karen Bustamante
Karla Leon
Mykaela Wright
March, 14,2014
Period. 4
Quesadillas, Solar Thermal Cooker.

Quesadillas are easy to make and delicious, with our hybrid box cooker. This design is going to consist of four reflective sides around the box that can be adjusted to the sun, for optimal cooking heat. This solar thermal cooker is portable and easy to create for everyday use. This solar thermal cooker will be able fully cook a quesadilla in 6-15 minutes. This box cooker will be able to be built in a matter of hours. It will take patience, organization and communication skills to successfully build this solar thermal cooker.

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Step 1: Step 1:

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Step 1: Obtain the following easy to find materials.
1.Saran wrap (1x roll)
2.Tin foil (1x roll)
3.Reflective Tape /any reflective material that can be put onto cardboard(1x roll)
4.Cheese(as much as preferred)
5.Tortillas( as much as preferred)
6.Cardboard (enough for four reflective sides)

7.Styrofoam box

8. Pan for cooking

Step 2: Process of Making the Box Cooker

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Measure all four sides of the styrofoam box to figure out how wide the reflective cardboard panels need to be. Make sure to be as precise as possible when measuring the panels for the box because they will be one of the most important parts of the solar thermal cooker. Make sure all sides are congruent in length and width. Also on where they will be put on the box in order to put them on as evenly as possible. Once all the four sides are measured to the box as evenly as possible. Measure the best angle to your connivence and cut out from a separate cardboard box and connect those two angles with the rest of the panels to create a sort of U shape on top of the box cooker.

Physics_pd5 (author) 1 year ago

Special shout out to Angela for adding the extra steps <3 You Are A Life Saver

Physics_pd5 (author) 1 year ago

Yay were done :)