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Locally Delicious school solar dehydrator
Locally Delicious is a group of women collaborating on a new book titled "Lunch Box Envy." Several different Engineering 215 projects are to be included. The School solar dehydrator is one of them. Locally Delicious
Objective and Criteria
|Safety||10||This is defined as a structure being stable enough for children, having safe building materials for food quality, and having a completely finished project to protect children against loose material or sharp edges.|
|Cost||9||Design must cost less than $300.|
|Reproducible||9||This is defined as the ease of following the directions and constructing the solar dehydrator.|
|Durability||8||This is defined as having a structure that is able to last two to three years with regular use by adults and children.|
|Weather Resistance||8||This is defined as the structure’s ability to hold up against all types of weather.|
|Ease of Use||7||This is defined as a structure that has a design that is easily operated on a child’s level.|
|Efficiency||7||This is defined as the project's ability to dry food quickly and to dry the food to the operator’s expectations of good quality dehydration.|
|Aesthetics||4||This is defined as the project with a presentable and school appropriate design.|
Description of Final Project
This project was to design a solar food dehydrator to be replicated by schools.