These presentations will discuss the different parts of the nationwide competition. Each one is about 10 minutes long and will give you all the information you will need to be successful!
Click HERE to access a collection of excellent up-to-date lesson plans and resources that address many energy topics. Grade levels: K-12.
The tool kit given to your school contains Kill-A-Watts, light meters, and thermometers to help you find areas to save energy. The lessons below will allow you to better understand those tools.
If your school is equipped with an eGauge, click HERE to access a lesson plan that will help you understand how to read your eGauge and use it to inform your conservation efforts.
Click HERE to access a lesson plan that will help you understand how to use a ‘Kill-A-Watt’ to determine what appliances in your school are using the most energy.
How to Use a Light Meter
Click HERE to access a lesson plan that will allow you to use your light meter to determine if rooms in your school are overlit.
Other Helpful Resources
Environmental Club Manual
A manual of suggestions to organize your club, recruit members, practice speaking to teachers and staff, and stay organized through the competition and beyond!
Click HERE for an audit that will help you understand how to save energy in your school. A completed audit can be submitted for “School Energy Action” points in the competition! Please save your copy and submit it with your school name as the title. Notice that there are a few required sheets to fill out.
Click HERE for an audit data collection sheet tailored for elementary school students.
Classroom Energy Checklist
Click HERE for a Classroom Energy Checklist that can be used to remind teachers and staff to save energy in their classrooms. It is a Word Doc that can be adjusted for your school.
Click HERE for table tents that can be used to remind teachers and staff to save energy in their classrooms.
Competition Do and Don’t
Click HERE for a list of things you can and cannot do during the competition per school district polices.
Click here for the Presentation in Power Point that you can edit: COMING SOON
How to use the eGauge interface
Click HERE for a video describing how to use the eGauge interface.
Examples of energy and monetary savings at other schools
Click HERE for a white paper that shows examples of savings that occurred at other schools.