Energy Walkabout

In this activity learners work in pairs or small groups to evaluate energy use in their school and make recommendations for improved efficiency. Students create and use an energy audit tool to collect data and present recommendations to their class. Further communication at the school and district level is encouraged.

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National Energy Foundation
US Department of Energy

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Have students complete energy audit sheets for each classroom they go to during one day and then compile the list of classrooms analyzed. This will cut down on the number of rooms that have to be covered during a single science class period.

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