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ASU STEM initiative introduces budding scientists to renewable energy

September 15th, 2009 — 12:00am

Rivulets of sweat trickled down the nose of Kacee Olson as she guided an infrared gun along the inside of a solar oven she and her friends had designed. She then used a food-thermometer to take the internal temperature of a hot dog cooking on a hand-turned spit inside the solar oven.

Kacee explained, “Our initial design was a box lined with aluminum foil. We were thinking that the aluminum foil would reflect the sun into the hot dog. After testing our design, we learned that it was possible to boost the temperature inside the solar oven by lining the inside with black paper.”

Kacee and her team, Brooks Grivett and Darin Erickson, 7th grade students Continue reading »

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