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Title: A Home Energy Audit
Url: http://www.ase.org/resources/home-energy-audit
Publisher: Alliance to Save Energy (U.S.)
Description: This lesson plan turns students into amateur building inspectors. They will analyze the energy efficiency of a home, and will be able to identify the major construction, maintenance and design features that make a building energy efficient. Students will also make a draft detector to use during the activity. Audit worksheets are included for students to use.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Force and energy (General) -- Study and teaching. Research -- Conservation of energy
Technology -- Building construction -- Building inspection
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Energy conservation -- General works
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Power resources -- Energy audits
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Physics -- Electricity
Mechanical engineering -- Energy conservation
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Lesson Plans
Science Materials
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Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: The Alliance to Save Energy
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 23
Resource URL Clicks: 14
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