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Energy Savings Activities-Lighting

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Grades

5-8

Subject

Energy Efficiency and Conservation

Summary

Students use the scientific method to examine school lighting technologies and determine if there are opportunities to save energy and money.

Curriculum

Science, Language Arts, Math

Plan Time

2-4 class periods with follow-up presentations

Materials

Handouts included; light meter, two-socket watt meter, poster paper, markers, colored pencils or crayons, tape, one incandescent and one fluorescent light bulb, presentation software, disposable camera, picture CD.

Standards

National St​andards: 5-8

  • INT-A: 1.c. Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
  • INT-A: 1.g. Communicate scientific procedures and explanations.
  • INT-B: 3.a. Energy is a property of many substances and is associated with heat, light, electricity, mechanical motion, sound, nuclei, and the nature of a chemical.
  • INT-E: 1.d. Evaluate completed technological designs or products.
Owner

Alliance to Save Energy

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