Keep Your Cool Naturally

Understanding Energy Staying cool takes energy. There is energy in creating cool air, through electricity. Being unintentional about your energy use is a waste of energy. Not only does this waste money, but it wastes energy, which is made from natural resources. Natural resources are things that the earth supplies us with, such as rocks,[…]

How Much Food Do You Waste?

Measure Your Food Waste: Activity Directions Week 1 Place an empty black bag in your designated food waste receptacle and place it on your scale. Record the weight. Let everyone in your house know to dump any unused food in this trash can for the next week. You don’t have to include unusable parts of[…]

Solar Cooking Demonstrations

Solar cooking is a great outreach program you can do with feeder schools in your district or at an Earth Day Celebration. It would be a great way to teach students about how much energy and power the sun is able to produce. Solar cooking is not only fun, but it’s a great educational tool.[…]

Weatherization

Weatherization is a fourteen letter word that strikes fear into the hearts of many Watt Watchers. The Community Weatherization Project is among the biggest and most challenging of all school energy projects. A school group (often a Student Council) goes out into the community and installs energy-saving measures in the homes of elderly or low[…]