This sustainable house project is the perfect assignment to
compliment a unit on climate change, human sustainability and renewable sources of energy. Students are tasked with designing a sustainable house.
This project includes:
Page 1: After a brief description of sustainability, students are asked to define
content related vocabulary in their own words.
Page 2: Students are instructed to brainstorm what items we would
expect to find (or not find) in a sustainable house.
Page 3: Project requirements page.
Page 4: Things to consider before beginning research.
Page 5: Research and note taking page.
Page 6: Examples of sustainable home designs.
Page 6: Rubric
2-3 class periods depending on the ability levels in your classroom.
Project can be done with a small group or individually.
06-ESS2-5, 06-ESS2-6, 08-ESS3-5, 08-ESS-2, 08-ESS-3, 08-ESS-4, MS-ETS1-1, MS-ETS1-2,
MS-ETS1-3, MS-ETS1-4, HS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-3, HS-ESS2-5, HS-ESS2-6, HS-ESS2-7, HS-ESS2-4,
HS-ESS3-5, HS-ESS3-1, HS-ESS3-2, HS-ESS3-3, HS-ESS3-4, HS-ESS3-6, HS-ETS1-1, HS-ETS1-2,