All Things Energy: Students Investigate the Science of Energy Through Interactive Lessons November 15, 2023By Alli Johnson0 comment Cookie mining is a fun and interactiveway for students to learn about the environmental impacts of mining. Through this activity, students can gain a deeper understanding of how mining can harm the environment and explore ways to minimize those impacts. Solar Ovens: Students channel the sun’s energy to heat up solar ovens and make a snack! Wind Turbines: Students investigate kinetic and potential energy, wind as a renewable resource, and the parts of wind turbines. Students design blades for wind turbines and test them for energy output produced. Sunlight and Shadows: Preschool and primary students observe the effects of sunlight by comparing and measuring shadows and making bracelets that change color in the sun’s light.