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65 resources with the keyterm energy conservation

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Are Your Computers Wasting Energy?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
After reading about the amount of energy that is used to power a personal computer, learners take a look at their own computer use and therefore, their energy consumption. They do this through a series of questions and computations on...
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Urban Environmental Accords for Kids!

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
It doesn't matter how old you are or where you live, you can help protect the environment. Created in 2005 for World Environment Day, the agreement shows that the simple steps one can take to make a change have stayed the same, despite...
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Energy Audit

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students collect data about energy usage and use mathematical calculations to analyze their data. In this energy conservation and statistics math lesson plan, students survey their homes to complete an energy usage worksheet. Students...
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Conserving Electric Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Another fantastic lesson on energy is presented by the American Coal Foundation. This one focuses on electricity; how it is produced, how it is delivered, and how it is used. Some excellent handouts are embedded in this fine plan which...
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Energy Projects

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Only you can prevent energy overuse. The last installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit has pupils complete a unit project on energy consumption and conservation. They identify ways to make changes in their personal...
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Conserving Energy through Grid Modernization

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After learning about the technology of grid modernization, middle schoolers investigate its effectiveness in energy conservation. This is accomplished through a collaborative research assignment, resulting in a written summary and...
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Investigation: Insulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Youngsters compare the heat-holding abilities of three different cans by insulating two with different materials and measuring the temperature change of hot water over a 20-minute period. 
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Study Jams! Fossil Fuels

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Eight slides introduce viewers to the wonders and woes of fossil fuels. How are they formed? How do we use them? How do they harm the environment? And how can we conserve? All of these thoughts are briefly touched upon. In addition to...
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Household Conservation/Efficiency

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Hook your class up to an online home energy usage calculator so that they can estimate the amount used per month by their families. Then give them Watt meters with which they will measure the power consumption of several small...
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Basic Challenge Design: Wind Energy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students design a working windmill. In this energy lesson, students will design and build a working windmill. They will discuss how the school population could be more energy-efficient in their classrooms.
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Energy Conservation Games

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle school physicsl science explorers play a game using dominoes that you have photocopied onto cardstock. Through the game, they familiarize themselves with the conservation of energy and the transformatin from one form to another....
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Satellite Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three, two, one, blastoff! Your physics, astronomy, or engineering class learns about satellite motion, both circular and elliptical, by viewing this set of slides. Explanatory graphics are included to further enhance learning. Several...
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Energy Conservation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate energy conservation.  In this energy conservation and analyzing data lesson, students identify and explain several energy sources and research renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Students use statistics form...
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Exploring a Teaching Career Through an Energy Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research energy and energy conservation and develop a lesson plan to teach what they have learned to younger students. In this energy conservation lesson, high schoolers research energy and the need for conservation....
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TO CONSERVE OR NOT TO CONSERVE

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars explore how energy is wasted at home and at work and develop a program to save energy in a specific area.
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Draft-O-Meter

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Help your class improve the energy efficiency of their homes with the draft-o-meter. Simply tape a sheet of plastic wrap to a pencil and use it to observe any air leaking through windows, doorways, and other locations around the house....
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Waste Watchers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Energy-aware learners conduct an audit on their electricity usage by recording their electric meter reading and assessing the thermostat, light bulbs, windows, and water heaters in their homes. In class, they analyze results and discuss...
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Life With Energy

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars consider different forms of energy. In this energy lesson, students investigate different forms of energy. Young scholars explore the advantages and disadvantages of these forms of energy.
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Science Fair With An Energy Efficiency Flair

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In order to learn more about energy conservation, pupils work to promote energy efficiency by participating in a school-wide science fair with an emphasis on energy conservation. In addition to displaying their projects, learners invite...
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Water Pollution

For Students 7th - 10th
Examine water pollution and legislation through this reading comprehension worksheet, intended to correspond with a specific text but valuable even without it. Learners read 10 sentences, unscrambling the bold word to complete each (i.e....
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Boarding School

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students discuss conservation of energy using a skateboarder in the halfpipe or a person on a roller coaster as an example. Using mathematical equations, students examine potential and kinetic energy of the examples. Lesson is completed...
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Energy Walkabout

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers evaluate the energy use in their school. All that is provided here is an audit checklist for teens to use as they walk through the school grounds to perform an energy audit. They examine thermostats, air vents, window...
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Efficiency of Energy Conservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three versions of the same lesson are explained in this writeup intended to investigate the energy conversion efficiency of your school's photovoltaic system. The first requirement then, is access to a solar system. You also need...
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It's All in the Timing

For Teachers 3rd
Young energy users explore ways to reduce their energy use. Specifically, they look into the use of automatic timers that turn lights and appliances off to save energy. Each pupil must investigate if there are any timers in use at their...