Home Energy Audit

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Youngsters make a mental assessment of electricity-consuming appliances in their homes and then evaluate them for the amount of energy consumed. They learn how to use power meters and measure the electrical consumption of several devices. After calculating the cost of energy used, they analyze and discuss results. This is a useful lesson plan for introductory physical science classes.

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Pros
  • Prepares high schoolers to meet Next Generation Science Standards in physical science
  • Worksheet and PowerPoint presentation provided to guide discussion and stimulate thinking
Cons
  • Presentation is underdeveloped; consider adding graphics, images, or more information