Thank you for utilizing the hands-on resources lending program through the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education. We hope the following resources will be useful to you and your students. Let us know how we're doing. Please share your feedback and photographs to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't have a kit? Click over to the Lending Program site to learn more about kit contents and to sign up to borrow a kit.
Looking for a Guest Speaker? Check-out options for classroom visits including guided student-led energy investigations.
The resources below support use of the following kits: Energy Audit Kit, Take-home Energy Audit Kit, and Watts Up? Meter Kit.
Complete each worksheet below for each room in the building you wish to audit.
Following the completion of the energy investigations worksheets, compile students' top energy saving recommendations.
Infrared Thermometer (pdf) | How to use an infrared thermometer (video)
Light Meter (pdf) | How to use a light meter (video)
Watt Meter (pdf) | How to use a watt meter (video)
Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer | How to use a temperature/humidity sensor (video)
Digital Thermometer (pdf)
Flicker Checker | How to use a flicker checker (video)
FLIR ONE camera attachment (pdf) | How to use a FLIR ONE infrared attachment (video)
FLIR ix Handheld Infrared Camera (pdf)
School Building Walkthrough Energy Audit Presentation (ppt) - Overview of school energy systems and common ways to save energy in your building.
Recommended Interior Light Levels
Understand your electric bill: Focus on Energy | Xcel Energy | WPS | We Energies
Students develop an action plan that addresses an issue related to energy resource management.
School case studies and sample energy-savings action plans for schools from Wisconsin K-12 teachers