Energy Conservation Plan. Due January 12 , 2012. Conserve Electricity and Natural Resources . Energy Conservation Plan Due _______. Step 1 Research Paragraph (10 pts ). Step 2 Top Energy Items Content Frame (20 pts ).
Energy Conservation Plan
Due January 12, 2012
Conserve Electricity and Natural Resources
Step 1 Research Paragraph (10 pts)
Step 2 Top Energy Items
Content Frame (20 pts)
Identify which household items use the most energy. Make a list of at least 5 items.
For each item listed, describe how it works and when and why it might use a lot of energy.
For each item listed, describe one way you could cut back on its energy use in your home.
Organize this information into a content frame.
Grading Rubic: Minor Grade
70 pts: Completed Steps 1 – 5
30 pts: Effort ,Neatness, & Detail
Step 3 Appliance Inventory List (10 pts)
Step 4 Conservation Plan
List and Explain (20 pts)
Make a chart of at least 20 ideas to conserve electricity.
Explain why each idea will conserve energy.
Discuss your ideas with your family your list and the importance of conserving energy. Decide on at least 10 that you can implement for your house. Check mark them.
Step 5 Carry out the
Conservation Plan (10pts)
14. Monitor your progress. Have your parent sign your completed projectand write one sentence about your effort to save them $!
Monitor your plan: BONUS POINTS
Before you start your conservation plan. Read your Electricity Meter for a set amount of days. (Example 4 days) Identify how many Kilowatt Hours of electricity your house used in that time. Now conduct your CONSERVATION ENERGY PLAN. Read your meter as much as you can to monitor your progress. Make a Diary of your Kilowatt Hour usage and the activities that used electricity in you house that day.
Reading a Meter – Bonus Section
Sites to help you read a meter.
BONUS POINTS Diary Example
Can be daily or every two days. The more days the more extra credit is given. It is OK to skip. Just do what you can to learn more about the energy you consume.
Energy consumption for Monday 5:30pm to Wednesday 6pm 750 KWH
We have been gone most the day for school and work. We turned the heater/air off when we left to conserve energy.
Energy consumption Saturday 12pm to Sunday 3pm 1500 KWH
We were home a lot during this time. The washer and dryer ran 4 loads of laundry. My mom was cooking with the oven. We used more energy today.