ERIC Number: EJ926016
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Heat Loss Experiments: Teach Energy Savings with Cardboard "House"
Roman, Harry T.
Tech Directions, v70 n9 p18-20 Apr 2011
Using two cardboard boxes, a light bulb socket, light bulbs of varying wattage, a thermometer, and some insulation, students can learn some interesting lessons about how heat loss occurs in homes. This article describes practical experiments that work well on units related to energy, sustainable energy, renewables, engineering, and construction. (Contains 3 figures and 2 photos.)
Descriptors: Science Activities, Energy, Heat, Energy Conservation, Energy Education, Energy Management, Science Experiments, Program Descriptions, Sustainable Development, Engineering Technology, Construction (Process)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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