Analysis of Energy Usage & Methods to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

This Analysis of Energy Usage & Methods to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint activity & project also includes:

Working in groups of two, learners examine their own carbon footprints and energy consumption, then determine a plan to reduce their impacts on the environment. Although designed to be a final project for a chemistry class, the activities could be used in any high school science class. Since the document is editable, you can format or change to suit your class's needs. 

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Pros

  • Shows learners that every individual can do their part to protect the environment and the planet
  • Uses data from multiple sources, including personal energy consumption from each household
  • Projects are presented in multiple formats 
Cons

  • Some families may not be willing to participate or allow their energy consumption data to be shared with the class