Build a Solar Cooker

Earth-Friendly Projects
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Introduces the benefits of renewable energy and explains how to build a solar cooker from household materials. Additional features to aid comprehension include detailed step-by-step illustrations, a clear list of materials, informative captions and callouts, fast facts, suggestions on how kids can make a difference, project tips and possible alterations, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

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978-1-5038-1474-5
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS JNF015000, JNF001000
Dewey 641.5
Graphics Full-color photographs, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 520
Guided Reading Level Q
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Energy Kids
NeoK12: Solar Energy

  • Using the Sun
  • Good for People
  • Good for Nature
  • Building a Solar Cooker
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Samantha S. Bell

Samantha S. Bell is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books for children. She loves spending time in her yard and garden in South Carolina.

Illustrator: Roger Stewart

Roger Stewart has been an artist and illustrator for more than 30 years. His first job involved drawing aircraft parts. Since then, he has worked in advertising, design, film, and publishing. Roger has lived in London, England, and Sydney, Australia, but he now lives on the southern coast of England.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Earth-Friendly Projects from School Library Connection on October 1, 2017

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