The sun is a direct source of heat energy, but to be used like electricity it is usually stored in batteries.

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Make a Pizza Box Solar Oven
[ Kids/Teens ] Includes a list of materials, diagrams, and photographs, as well as some suggestions for what to cook in it. Also features an explanation of solar energy terms.
The Solar Cooking World Network
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Information, pictures, links and many plans for building different kinds of solar ovens.
Solar Electricity
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Introductory fact sheet explains how solar panels work, their benefits and costs, and provides a list of resources and links for further study.
Solar Energy
[ Kids/Teens ] An illustrated explanation, as well as lists of advantages and disadvantages.
Solar Energy in Schools
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Fact sheet explains what individual students, classes, and whole schools can do to make the most of the sun's power. Includes ideas for projects and experiments.
World Solar Challenge
[ Mature Teens ] Describes the annual competition to design and race a car for 3000 kilometers across Australia using only the power of the sun. Some teams come from high schools and colleges around the world.
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