AUTOPLAY
Make Solar Prints (PK - 8)
7 steps
Hello!
What you’ll need
1 per student pair
Plastic Plate
A bowl full for a class
Assorted Small Objects / Shapes
Solar Prints Coach Guide
Buy
1 per participant, re-usable
Plastic Film / Sheet
1 per student pair
Black Dry Erase Marker
1 sheet per participant
Blueprint Paper
1 bottle per every three plates
Water
Using a black dry erase marker, draw a design on a transparency or plastic sheet.
1. Using a black dry erase marker, draw a design on a transparency or plastic sheet.
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Remove blueprint paper from lightproof package. Lay face down - don’t start exposing too early!
2. Remove blueprint paper from lightproof package. Lay face down - don’t start exposing too early!
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Flip & lay transparency over the paper, add 3D objects or cutouts to block UV exposure!
3. Flip & lay transparency over the paper, add 3D objects or cutouts to block UV exposure!
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Expose 1-2 min based on sun. Don’t overexpose, and flip until you’re ready to soak in water!
4. Expose 1-2 min based on sun. Don’t overexpose, and flip until you’re ready to soak in water!
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Lay exposed print in a shallow tray of H2O to stop developing and wash out unexposed areas.
5. Lay exposed print in a shallow tray of H2O to stop developing and wash out unexposed areas.
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Remove from tray and lay out to dry. You can carefully blot dry if needed.
6. Remove from tray and lay out to dry. You can carefully blot dry if needed.
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As it dries, your solar image will darken significantly. Allow up to 24 hours.
7. As it dries, your solar image will darken significantly. Allow up to 24 hours.
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Thanks!