High School–Module 4: Energy and Housing

This High School–Module 4: Energy and Housing lesson plan also includes:

What features make a home energy-efficient? Pupils attempt to answer the question with the fourth lesson from the five-part WE Are Innovators—High School Modules set. Scholars learn how certain building materials help save energy. Using the information, they work in small groups to design homes that use energy efficiently. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite groups to build a 3-D replica of their home designs
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a computer, Internet, and speakers
  • Includes a planning form to support students' work 
  • Provides links to several additional resources to enhance learning 
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