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  • Taking Action

    Electricity Conservation and You

    This project will have you and your action team exploring the world of energy use and investigating alternative energy options. You will take part in a school audit to study and analyze what uses energy at school and how you can start...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Energy Analysis

    In this lesson, students use graphs of historical data and research historical and societal events to determine and analyze energy trends in the United States over the past 50 years.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Energy Awareness Quiz

    In this activity, students will identify their level of knowledge about energy issues and calculate the CO 2 emissions caused by their lifestyles. They will then formulate a plan to reduce and/or counteract their emissions. Class...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Energy Efficiency Ambassadors

    In these activities, students will compare two products that provide the same function (in this case, light), but require different amounts of energy to do their job. Students will research and demonstrate energy efficiency in action...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Energy Efficiency in the Home

    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...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Renewable Energy

    Energy Policies for a Cool Future

    Energy Policies for a Cool Future is Lesson 9 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions" for grades 9 to 12. Students discuss energy impacts and create policies for addressing global climate change related to energy...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Energy Savings Activities—Lighting

    In these activities, students use the scientific method to examine school lighting technologies and determine if there are opportunities to save energy and money.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Visual Arts
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Energy Walkabout

    In this activity, students will apply the energy conservation measures they have learned from the Energy Action Challenge to perform an energy audit of the school building. Photos of energy behaviors—good, bad, and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Mathematics, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Farming for the Future

    Farming for the Future is one of 40 lessons from "Engaging Students Through Global Issues" (there is a cost for this publication). Through a simulation activity, students experience the challenges, decisions, choices, and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Social Justice
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Health, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Fueling the Future

    Fueling the Future is one of 40 lessons from "Engaging Students Through Global Issues" (there is a cost for this publication). Students compare energy use and CO 2 emissions by sector in the United States and China (and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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