How Much Does it Cost to Light Your School?

Middle schoolers explore the cost of electricity used to light their classrooms. They compute the cost of electricity as well as the number of kilowatt hours of electricity used during the school year. Students compute the number of tons of coal mined and burned to produce the electricity their school uses.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning