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Unit of work

Energy awareness

Computer systems, Global Goals, Programming, Sciences | MakeCode, Python | 7-11 yrs, 11-14 yrs, 14-16 yrs

Lesson 1

Energy around us

Introduction

Students relate the UN Global Goals on Climate action to the use of energy in their school or home and start planning where to use the micro:bit to collect data about electric light usage.

Learning objectives

  • Understand what UN Global Goal 13 (climate action) is and why it’s relevant to us
  • Understand how our energy use can have an impact on climate change
  • To consider and plan how we might monitor our energy use at home or at school and how awareness can drive changes in behaviour

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson slides
  • Lesson plan

Other resources:

Paper - writing (optional), pens (optional)

Lesson plan