I had always wanted to make a household metal recycling machine. I figured it would be be possible using solar energy, and then I realized the many applications that a sustainable, no carbon heat source could have

What it does

Tracks the sun, based off of location, time of day, and points a parabolic solar collector at it. The solar collector focuses the sunlight onto a focal point, which can light

How we built it

blood, sweat, tears

Challenges we ran into


Accomplishments that we're proud of

it works

What we learned

mylar is hard to glue

What's next for Parabolic Solar Heat Collector

stepper motors

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