Insulation and energy saving

Duration: 2 Weeks / 6 Hours

After the completion of Topic 4 the learners will be able to:

  • Explain how insulation material assists with saving energy to minimise heat loss or heat gain.
  • Demonstrate heat energy.
  • Understand good designs that improve heat energy conservation.
  • Clarify which materials are being used in indigenous homes.

Content and Concepts: Please select a sub-category below

You will need

Equipment

  • Computer¬†/ Tablet
  • Data Projector
  • Speakers
  • Internet connection

Powerpoints and Photocopies

Available on category pages
  • PowerPoints
  • Worksheets
  • Quiz

School Resources

  • Scissors
  • Tap water
  • Boiling water
  • Cello tape

Other

  • Jersey
  • Vest
  • Blanket
  • Fan
  • Flask
  • Insulation tape
  • Hedge cutter
  • Per group
    • Big jug
    • 2 Styrofoam cups
    • 2 glass containers with lids
    • 1 thermometer
    • 8 small plastic bottles [round and same size]
    • 1 plastic shopping bag
  • Newspapers