Home Energy Survey

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Intended Grade Level(s):
4-5
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Learning Goal(s):

Students will be able to describe the basic principles of various forms of energy and write a detailed description of one of those forms of energy. This written product will include common uses of this form of energy, costs, and basic advantages and disadvantages of using this form of energy.

Lesson Number:
4
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Estimated Activity Length:
40 min
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Students will learn how to determine what sources of energy are used in their home. They will determine types of energy used in their home through observation and interviews. This will be documented through a home energy survey sheet that students will take home with them. The class lesson will include a review of the report that they will return after determining home energy sources. 

Other Material(s) Used:
Solar energy spiral notebook, home energy printouts