Experiment with renewable energy from the comfort of home by creating a pizza box solar oven! This simple experiment is a great way to get kids excited about solar energy, plus they can practice creating a hypothesis, making observations, and drawing a conclusion.
The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out. Here's a green energy infograph!