The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Challenge has been completed by:

26 Classrooms!
Lesson Plan

STUDENTS WILL REFLECT ON ENERGY USE AT THEIR SCHOOL AND DETERMINE HOW TO REDUCE IT.

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: Create a map of your school’s energy-saving habits
Students will examine their school’s energy efficiency by creating a map that outlines its energy-saving habits and areas that need improvement.

OPTION 2: Design your own energy-efficient school
Students will create a diagram of their very own energy-efficient school.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this activity, students:

  • will have analyzed their school’s energy efficiency
  • will have reflected on how their school can be more energy efficient

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:


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