Watts Up?: Percentage Change of Appliance Electricity

This lesson explores appliance electricity energy usage. Students use an electricity meter to test different electronic devices to determine energy increase or decrease. Students will then use the % change formula to find out the change in electricity. Instructional materials include facilitation procedures, investigation procedures, data collection worksheet, summative assessment questions, and rubric.
–Susan Dougherty, Aliamanu Middle

Year Produced: 2014
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GRADES:  6, 7, 8
TOPICS:  Math, Physics, Science
TAGS: electromagnetism, energy, sensors, technology