Start Me Up!

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Identify and estimate energy inputs and outputs for example devices and systems and evaluate the efficiency of energy conversions.
  • Describe and discuss the societal and environmental implications of the use of electrical energy.

Grade Level 

  • Grades 4 - 12
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Length of Activity

1.5 - 2 hours

Materials List

  • Circuit level energy metering technology or plug in energy meters
  • Laptop
  • Copies of the Start Me Up Worksheet

Online Lesson Format