Activities

Activity 1: Divide the class into groups. Each group will concentrate on a specific source of energy. Each group will list the advantages and disadvantages of this energy source and will prepare a power point presentation to the class. 

Activity 2: Students will collect their family's electrical consumption for the last year. They will then present a graph of energy consumption per person (family consumption/number of persons in their family) per month. They will

  • Describe the graph
  • Explain  what causes the monthly variations in the graph 
  • Suggest how to reduce energy consumption in the family 
  • Suggest how to reduce energy consumption in the community

Activity 3: To show excerpts of the film about the car which is powered by solar energy and discuss the pros and cons of using solar powered cars and analyze the reasons why the idea was not a success.