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Overview:
This activity uses the reading, A Cool Connection (as a short story or one act play), to increase student understanding of how electrical power gets to their home and to introduce the connections between environmental problems and personal consumption. The storyline revolves around a group of high school students seeking relief from a heatwave while planning activities for their Ecology Club.

Topics introduced and assessed:
• The steps needed to move electrical power from where it is produced to where it is consumed
• The environmental costs of energy production
• The social costs of not meeting electrical demand
Remix of:
Connect, Explore, Engage Template (Open Author 1.0)
Subject:
English Language Arts, Environmental Literacy and Sustainability, Ecology
Level:
Middle School
Grades:
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Date Added:
01/16/2020
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML

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