The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Challenge has been completed by:

28 Classrooms!
Lesson Plan

Students will calculate the approximate amount of energy used in their classroom or homes and think of ways to reduce it.

There is only one option for this challenge.

Please complete the challenge  to determine how many kilowatt-hours of electricity you can save. Once you hit “submit,” your savings will be added to the total savings on the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge homepage.

Learning outcomes
By the end of this activity, students:

  • will understand how to calculate the approximate amount of energy use in their classroom or home
  •  will have listed a variety of ways in which they can reduce their energy use
  • will have put their energy-reduction strategies in place

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