Energy Savings Activities—Lighting
Energy Efficiency and Conservation
Students use the scientific method to examine school lighting technologies and determine if there are opportunities to save energy and money.
Science, Language Arts, Math
|Plan Time:||2-4 class periods with follow-up presentations
National Standards: 5-8
- INT-A: 1.c. Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
- INT-A: 1.g. Communicate scientific procedures and explanations.
- INT-B: 3.a. Energy is a property of many substances and is associated with heat, light, electricity, mechanical motion, sound, nuclei, and the nature of a chemical.
- INT-E: 1.d. Evaluate completed technological designs or products.
Handouts included; light meter, two-socket watt meter, poster paper, markers, colored pencils or crayons, tape, one incandescent and one fluorescent light bulb, presentation software, disposable camera, picture CD.
Alliance to Save Energy