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Title: Energy Science in the Home: Hands-on Activities for the Middle Grade

URL: http://www.energyscience.org/education/energyscience/index.html

Abstract: Energy Science in the Home: Hands-on Activities for the Middle Grades curricula is a 5-6 week, inquiry-based program that helps students explore the dynamics of home energy use through investigations that integrate math, science and economics. All activities are correlated the Colorado Model Content Standards in Mathematics, Reading, Writing and Social Studies. As students learn about the dynamics of energy in the buildings where they study and live, they see for themselves where energy is wasted and how it could be used more efficiently.This provides a PDF version of the student guide and the teacher guide. The curricula is aligned to Colorado standards, but are modifiable to other states.

Source: Energy Science, Colorado Energy Science Center

Resource Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials

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