Copenhagen pt 1
by James Wampler
(Shelbyville, Ky. USA)
A little late in the update, so I'll try to run another one on Friday with the Part 2! My Sunday update got shuffled under some other things - - I found a black widow spider in my classroom and developed a few lessons on it...
I mentioned in my last post the helpful attitude of the online community. The creator of the copenhagen stove is on there, and I began to build a copenhagen stove on my spare time. I cannibalized the solar reflector for my evacuated tube oven and made the 4 squares. I just need to punch the holes and sew it together with a shoelace!
I went out and got two pyrex bowls for cooking. My mother donated a neat little cooking tin that you can open with a clasp (she said it was for baking cakes)- I'm planning on painting it black to increase its efficiency. I should finish the stove Thursday night and we have a 4 day weekend this weekend...partial sun predicted for Saturday, Sunday and Monday! I'll post pictures for the part 2.
In other news, oven thermometers came in the mail today...which is what reminded me that I hadn't written an entry in a while! Students will use these to construct a graph of how fast their oven heats up.