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Conducting a Home Energy Audit
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students will recognize and record energy conservation design features in buildings, become aware of and use energy conservation vocabulary, and conduct a home energy audit.
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Energy Audit
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Experiment
Summary: As a class project students will learn how to conduct an eenrgy audit. They will state the problem, research and hypothesize or predict, gater data, make a conclusion, take action and make an assessment. In this lesson they will investigate human energy consum...
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Energy Audit: What's Up in the Environment
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Glossary - School Projects
Summary: What's Up in the Environment projects are intended primarily for middle school students, but can be modified. They begin with an extensive description of the project’s objectives, standards, time and materials needed, computer requirements, and lists of on-lin...
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Energy Efficiency World
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Experiment - Glossary - Web site
Summary: The Energy Efficiency World website is designed to educate 8- to 12-year-old students about energy, motivate them to make energy-saving behavioral changes, and encourage their families to do the same. The site is geared for a range of interests and reading l...
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Energy Savers: A Consumer Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Checklist - Fact sheet - List - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: Learn what energy efficiency programs are going on in your state, and follow short cuts to technology information on appliances, all aspects of solar, geothermal, hydropower and wind energy. Use interactive evaluation tools, animations, fact sheets and more a...
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Energy Saving Activities for Schools
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: List
Summary: A list of potential activities for middle school students for saving energy in schools.
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Energy Savings Activity Lighting
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Students will usa a light meter to measure the amount of light in their classroom and compare the energy use of a compact fluorescent bulb to an incandenscent bulb.
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Energy Smarts Team Training Manual
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Classroom Materials - Glossary - Manual/Handbook
Summary: The Energy Smarts Team members are energy conscious students students who want to save energy at school AND at home. Students in a classroom and their teacher have formed an energy team, selected students to monitor their building eacy day, at recess, lunch o...
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Green Schools Energy Project: Step-by-Step Manual
Grade Level: High School
Type: Checklist - Manual/Handbook - School Projects
Summary: This manual is designed for use by high school students. It is a 30-page pdf designed to engage students in a process of research about energy use within their schools. It provides step-by-step guidlines for implementing energy savings projects.
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Home Energy Audit
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: A simple energy audit for home, but could be modified for schools. Students will identify the major construction, maintenance and design features that make a building energy efficient and will be able to explain energy saving steps to a homeowner.
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Home Energy Audits
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Classroom Materials - Web site
Summary: A home energy audit is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes, and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy-efficient. An audit will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you significant amounts of mo...
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Home Energy Saver: The first web-based do-it-yourself energy audit tool
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Checklist - Web site
Summary: This is a relatively user friendly process for conducting an energy audit. Begin with your zip code. Explore the drop down menus.
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Midddle School Home Energy Audit
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High
Type: Checklist - Classroom Materials - Experiment - Fact sheet
Summary: Resources for learning how to conduct a home energy audit, with information for teachers and students on energy, work, power, energy production, energy efficiency and lessons.
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School Building Energy Survey
Type: Checklist
Summary: Two-page PDF that provides an observational assessment of energy use in a school.
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Watt Does It Cost to Use It?
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Students will become familiar with how electrical usage is counted and prices and they will evaluate representative household and school electricial items.
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