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Title: Home Energy Capstone PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/homeenergycapstone/homeenergycap...
Creator: Pratte, John
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: This capstone activity uses the results of the Home Energy Audit and the Home Energy Analysis activities to investigate how changes in lifestyle affect the amount of energy used in the home. Students will listen to a National Public Radio show that discusses the energy efficiency of home appliances and their sales to see if any of the issues mentioned relate to their willingness to make similar investments. Then, they will examine the costs and benefits of making changes to their homes to improve energy efficiency by performing an economic analysis of three home improvements to determine how many years it would take to pay off the investment and decide whether these scenarios would be economically feasible.
LC Classification: Science -- Chemistry -- Organic chemistry -- Organometallic chemistry and compounds -- Special topics, A-Z -- Synthesis
Technology -- Home economics
Technology -- Home economics -- Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service -- Special topics, A-Z -- Energy consumption
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Power resources -- Energy audits
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Key Concept: Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Sustainability
Ecology -- Energy flow
Resource Type: Event (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
real media
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-01-02 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-12-15 13:16:11 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
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Resource URL Clicks: 6
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