High school students get a first-hand glimpse at career applications and managing their energy use as they explore efficiency and conservation in this set of hands-on activities. The unit has been designed to reinforce student knowledge about energy sources and efficiency and conservation, while students assume the role of an energy manager to monitor school energy consumption data and change behaviors. School Energy Managers serves well as the classroom education component of a total energy management plan for secondary schools. Students will explore thermal energy and insulation, vapor barriers, ventilation, electricity, and lighting, as they analyze their building and develop comprehensive management and conservation plans for their buildings. The kit includes a Teacher Guide, a class set of 30 Student Guides, and the tools and materials necessary to conduct the activities.
Student and Teacher guides are available for free PDF download.
School Energy Managers Kit w/ 1 Teacher & 30 Student Guides $375.00
One Teacher & One Student Guide $6.00
Class Set of 30 Student Guides $50.00
Class Set of Consumables $55.00 (currently unavailable for purchase)
Materials In School Energy Managers Kit
1 Incandescent bulb
1 Compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL)
1 Light emitting diode bulb (LED)
1 Kill A Watt® meter
5 Sets of radiation cans (2 per set)
10 Lab thermometers
3 Bags of insulating materials (cellulose, packing peanuts, fiberglass batting)
3 Student thermometers
1 Light meter
1 Waterproof digital thermometer
1 Digital humidity/temperature pen (hygrometer)
1 9-volt Battery (for light meter)
5 Respirator masks
30 Student Guides
NOTE: Class set of consumables currently unavailable for purchase
Class Set of Consumables
2 bags of cellulose insulation material
2 bags of fiberglass insulation material
2 bags of packing peanuts
10 respirator masks
Additional energy management materials are available at http://www.need.org/energyefficiencyandconservation.
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