Knowing Energy: How Intense is Your Electricity Usage?
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By the end of this activity, learners will:
- Develop an understanding in reading household energy bills
- Calculate their homes energy intensity and compare it to the nation’s average
- Grades 3 - 12
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Length of Activity
1 - 2 hours
- General Overview Guide
- How Intense is Your Electricity Usage? Learner Worksheet
- How Intense is Your Electricity Usage? Learner Worksheet Answer Key
- Energy bills (learners will need them from their guardians’ house if possible)
- If learners are to complete level 2, they will also need one gas bill