Energy Efficiency - High School

Investigating the Impact of Using High Efficiency Light Bulbs


1. Understand the different ways electricity is produced and how it is used by businesses and individuals (Teacher input/Research)

2. Differentiate between the environmental consequences of using renewable versus nonrenewable resources for electricity production (Teacher input/Research)

3. Demonstrate that low wattage light bulbs are more efficient and hence sustainable than traditional light bulbs Inquiry/Hands on activity

4. Highlight straightforward and inexpensive changes people can make to reduce their individual demand for electricity

5. Understand that our use of electricity is linked to the health of our oceans. (Research)

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