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ERIC Number: EJ886074
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8121
Scientific Inquiry into Home Electronic Technology Usage
Lazaros, Edward J.; Spotts, Thomas H.; Verdon, Jessica E.
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v47 n3 p63-67 2010
This activity promotes ways to save electricity in the home. Students identify electronic devices in the home and examine wattage, hours of use per month, estimated wattage per month, kilowatt hours per month, average retail price per kilowatt hour in each state, and the estimated cost per month. Students gain an appreciation for how saving power saves money and betters the environment. This interdisciplinary activity promotes science, technology, mathematics, and English language arts. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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