Empowering Student Innovation for a Clean Energy Future

Space Chefs

Hailey, Ella, Maci and Hazel, we are all in 3rd grade at Ocean Breeze Elementary.

We used cardboard boxes, plexiglass, duct tape, black paper, foam, reflectors, reflector tape, cotton balls, and a bolt with spacer.

A website we used to research about solar ovens was at We built a totally sealed oven to keep all the heat in. We got the oven to 150F.

Mrs. Mentillo cut our plexiglass and bagels. She put in our doorknob, we couldn’t get it to hook together.

Original Recipes

Pizza bagels=bagels, pizza sauce, cheese.

Nachos= tortilla chips, cheese.

Smores= Hershey chocolate, gram crackers, marshmallows.

Mac+ cheese= cheese, macaroni.

Smores 2= snickers chocolate, gram crackers, marshmallows.

Tea= sleepy time tea packets , mint tea packets , water.

New Recipes

Appetizer: Cheese fries= French fries, cheese, bacon bits, green onion pieces.

Main dish: Quesadilla= cheese, tortilla.

Side: Guacamole= avocado, lime, cilantro, chopped tomatoes, feta, red onion, jalapeño peppers, hot sauce.

Desert: Fondue= chocolate chips, white chocolate chips.

Dessert side: marshmallows, strawberries, graham crackers, pretzels, cherries.

Drink: Orange juice= orange, grapefruit.

Fresh From Florida

  • Orange
  • Strawberry
  • grapefruit
  • Avocado
  • Tomatoes

Original Recipe Examples (virtual)

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