The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Challenge has been completed by:

11 Classrooms!
Lesson Plan

STUDENTS WILL RESEARCH AND PRESENT ON RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CANADA – ON RESOURCES CURRENTLY BEING USED AND THOSE IN DEVELOPMENT.

 COMPLETE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS. EACH OPTION IS WORTH THE SAME NUMBER OF POINTS. YOU WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO SUBMIT WORK AND GET POINTS FOR ONE OPTION.

 OPTION 1: A class debate
Students will research current energy production in Canada and hold a class debate on the role renewable energy will have in Canada’s energy future.

 OPTION 2: A research project on renewable energy
Students will research renewable energy in Canada and discuss its role in Canada’s energy future.

LEARNING OUTCOMES 
By the end of this activity, students:

  • will have described at least one renewable type of power produced in Canada
  • will be able to confidently communicate the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of energy resources

 RESOURCES

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EnergyIQ

Shell Biofuels 

Natural Resources Canada

Environment Canada

Canada Wind Power Association 

Canadian Hydropower Association

Canadian Nuclear Power Association

Canadian Geothermal Energy Association

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