From Grid to Home

In this classroom activity, students analyze regional energy usage data and their own energy bills to gain an understanding of individual consumption, regional uses, costs, and sources of energy.

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Marie Johnson
SERC - On the Cutting Edge Collection

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Carefully analyze the worksheet to make sure it is appropriate for your students - modify as appropriate.

The worksheet will likely need scaffolding for younger students and higher level questions for older students.

Younger students may require pre-teaching to calculate the percentages of CO2 emission.

This activity could be used as an introduction to the Lifestyle Project (also part of the CLEAN collection).