A Starting Point: What You Can Do Now!

Background Information

Individual choices can have an impact on global climate change. Expanding energy and water conservation, reducing your family’s heat-trapping gas emissions, and enhancing clean transportation choices. One person can make a difference and help stop global warming.

Suggested Activities

  1. Electricity Audit of Your Home

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • Complete an electricity audit of one room in their home during one week.
  • Extrapolate their energy use for one year and calculate carbon dioxide, SOx and NOx production resulting from coal-fired powerplant electricity production.
  • Evaluate and look for ways to reduce their energy use.

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