Resource Usage Project and Journal
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This page first made public: Oct 15, 2010
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
How the activity is situated in the course
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Description of the activity/assignment
A. Energy consumption (transportation, industrial, or residential hot water),Then the student records the appropriate personal information from that category for a seven day continuous period. Their submission of 2-3 pages must include their raw data, a summary of their raw data, and a conclusion of what they have learned from the project. Honesty and creativity in presentation are encouraged strongly, even if the data reflects a "non-green" lifestyle. Students are graded equally on length, grammar, relevancy, voice, and content.
B. water consumption
C. food consumption
Determining whether students have met the goals
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- Activity Description/Assignment: Energy Usage Project and Journal (Microsoft Word 63kB Oct15 10)
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