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Title: Summertime, Soda, and Solar Energy- Insulating to Keep Heat In or Out
Url: http://www.ase.org/resources/summertime-soda-and-solar-energy-insulat...
Publisher: Alliance to Save Energy (U.S.)
Description: This lesson plan looks at changes in temperature, and how one adjusts to keep the body comfortable during different times of the year. In cold weather, we insulate to keep heat from escaping, and in hot weather, we aim to keep as much heat out as possible. Students will compare different insulating materials to determine the best material for insulating against heat loss and against heat gain. The activity will also help to explain why insulation is an important part of a solar energy collector.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Force and energy (General) -- Study and teaching. Research -- Conservation of energy
Technology -- Building construction -- Heating and ventilation -- Heating of buildings -- Heating by special fuels or forms of energy -- Solar heating
Technology -- Building construction -- Heating and ventilation -- Ventilation of buildings -- Air conditioning, cooling, etc.
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Energy conservation -- General works
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Health -- Body systems and senses
Health -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Solar energy
Physics -- Heat
Mechanical engineering -- Energy conservation
Mechanical engineering -- Temperature
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
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Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: The Alliance to Save Energy
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-01-10 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-03-21 13:43:52 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 18
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