In this lesson, students learn about the impact of household energy use on climate change and compare and contrast strategies to reduce emissions in Chile and the United States.
Step 1 - Inquire: Students share observations and questions about the impact of households on climate change.
Step 2 - Investigate: Students explore the sources and uses of electricity in households in Chile and the United States.
Step 3 - Inspire: Students identify ways to promote household energy efficiency and conduct class surveys about habits.
This lesson is aligned to New Jersey standards. Review the aligned standards directly in the lesson plan document and teacher slideshow.Discover more on the New Jersey Climate Education Hub.