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Solar H2O Heater

SKU: W35556
A Pitsco Exclusive


Teach your students about a solar application other than cooking and cars – this miniature solar water heater shows how solar energy can reduce gas or electricity use in kitchens and bathrooms.

This kit makes it easy to build a model solar water heater measuring approximately 7" x 5" x 3/4". Scissors and glue stick required, sold separately. Caution: Water can get very hot.

Order 30 kits to build a class pack!


Type: Project Kits Grades: 6-12


What You'll Get

  • Aluminum tubing
  • Clear tubing
  • Thin foam
  • Black aluminum foil
  • Transparency
  • Plastic tray
  • Squeeze bottle with tip
  • Heater enclosure sheet
  • Solar H2O Heater Kit User Guide

Learning Values

  • Adsorption
  • Reflection
  • Solar energy
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy efficiency
  • Social impacts
  • Data analysis and predictions
  • Modeling
  • Thermal energy
  • Angles
  • Efficiency
  • Measurements


  • Assembly Method: Cutting and gluing
  • Dimensions: 7" x 5" x 3/4"
  • Tools and Materials Required: Scissors, glue sticks, ruler, heat source

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