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Lesson 6: Energy for All

Authored by Facing the Future

60 minutes
Primary subjects: 
3, 4, 5
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The class revisits the way they use energy, reviews the natural resources used to supply them with energy, and brainstorms reasons for using energy sustainably. Small groups then read and analyze case studies about youth conservationists around the world to learn 4 different strategies to conserve energy and nonrenewable resources. This lesson can be used as a springboard for a service learning project.

Key objectives for students
Identify ways energy helps them, their families, and their communities.
Know reasons for conserving energy.
Analyze a real-world example to learn different ways to conserve energy.
Describe examples of 4 different energy conservation strategies.
Present information about an energy conservation strategy to the class.
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