How to Make a Solar Oven from a Pizza Box

You can build an oven that cooks up to 200°F with a pizza box, tape, plastic wrap and aluminum foil. First, cut a flap into the lid of the pizza box. Cover the lid and the bottom of the box with aluminum foil. Seal your food inside the pizza box with plastic wrap and tape to create an airtight compartment. Finally, place the oven in direct sunlight.


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the pizza box has good insulation properties and can take the heat. the plastic wrap should not actually touch the pizza, it's there to let in high energy IR and trap the low energy IR radiated back by the contents.
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