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Exploring energy

This timely activity pack inludes a range of simple to organise energy and climate change activities to get students thinking about their energy consumption and the consequences of their actions on the environment.

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Ten activities include:
- Take part in an energy audit
- Design a self-sufficient home
- Recreate the greenhouse effect
- Find out how to keep your home cool
- Make recycled paper
- Make a draft excluder
- Discover what makes for good insulation
- Run a traffic survey
- Make a wind turbine
- Grow a tree or plant

Exploring energy