The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Challenge has been completed by:

63 Classrooms!
Lesson Plan

Students will share tips and tricks for reducing energy use.

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: Share energy-saving tips and tricks throughout the school
After brainstorming tips for saving energy, students will share their ideas throughout the school and over the morning announcements.

OPTION 2: Share energy-saving tips and tricks online
After brainstorming tips for saving energy, students will share their ideas through a classroom blog or website.

OPTION 3: Suggested modification for completion at home

There are several ways to complete this challenge from home.

If you have a classroom messaging system or platform where students can share thoughts and ideas with the class, students can use this to share their tips for saving energy with each other. The teacher can take a screenshot of these tips to be submitted as proof. 

If your students can submit their tips, tricks and announcements by email, the teacher can take a screenshot of these tips to be submitted as proof.

Students can also create a poster about their favourite energy saving tip. Students or parents/guardians can take a picture of the poster and email it to the teacher. 

Teachers can submit up to six (6) photos provided by students as proof of their classroom completing the challenge.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this activity, students:

  • will be aware of ways in which they can reduce their energy use
  • will have engaged a wide audience in constructive conversation
  • will be able to confidently and accurately speak about saving energy

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 

Visit kidblog to set up safe and simple blogs for students.  

Classrooms who have completed this Challenge

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