Saltire Software

Box Solar Cooker

A simple solar cooker concentrates sunlight into a box by reflecting in its lid.

There are two shafts of light, one which directly hits the box, the other is reflected in the lid.

Adjust the lid to what you think is the best position for the angle of the incoming light.

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Beam angle
Lid Angle

Try using different angles of incoming light.

What is the relationship between the best lid angle and the angle of the incoming beam?

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