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Energy Efficiency in the Home

Description:
The purpose of this lesson is to develop student understanding of the economic and environmental impact of energy use and energy management in a society where energy costs are rising as fossil fuels become increasingly scarce. Through personal investigation, students will learn how they can become more energy savvy and discover ways to conserve energy in their homes. Activities include: Guided Energy Audit of the School Watt Meter Activity

Related Topics:
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
6. The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors.

Associated Grade Levels:
1-23-45-67-89-10

Related Sub-Topics

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.