Connecticut Energy Education
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6.2 Conserving energy.
6.8 Calculating and monitoring energy use.
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- Teacher might have to research more up-to-date answers for the quiz. Questions still good.
- Developer reports that resource will be updated fall 2015.
- Low-income students may feel uncomfortable with costly suggestions for improving home energy loss - adjust accordingly.
About the Science
- Activity provides ample information that explains why certain actions lead to energy efficiency and contains suggestions for improving the energy efficiency of a home.
- This is an energy audit from http://www.energystar.gov/.
About the Pedagogy
- Educators can use this activity as an introduction to a unit on energy, sustainability, or climate.
- Educators can use this activity when discussing mitigation techniques and to encourage students to think about energy efficiency.
Technical Details/Ease of Use
- Educator must register and log in to website to access the lesson plan and associated links. This is free and should not hinder the access or use of the activity.
- The energy quiz is available in the lesson as a pdf-document, but the Energy Star link is expired.
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- This lesson is part of the Connecticut Energy Education program. There are other activities on the program's website that can be used in conjunction with the Home Energy Quiz: http://www.ctenergyeducation.com/lessons.htm?cat=qwv6u0ax.
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