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Utility Level Energy Metering Technology

This includes Carma software, which is installed throughout the Peel District School Board.

Plug In Energy Meters

These are commonly known as watt meters including models such as the Kill A Watt meter and the TrickleStar Plug In Energy Monitor

    Inquiry & Take Action

    All About the Baseline (Teacher)

    Students will establish trends in their schools energy use.

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    Inquiry & Take Action

    Can You Observe How To Conserve? (Teacher)

    Students will research a chosen topic on how conserving energy will impact their school.

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    Community Walk (Teacher)

    Students will go on a walk to think about energy use in their community.

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    Grab & Go

    Electronic Overload (Teacher)

    Students will investigate how much energy it takes to keep their daily technology working.

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    Take Action

    Energy Audit (Teacher)

    Students will conduct a general energy audit of their school to better understand their school's energy use.

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    Energy Hogs (Teacher)

    Students will investigate which electrical devices are using the most energy (being an energy hog).

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    Extra Energy Investigation (Teacher)

    Students will investigate the energy usage of an identified device in the school they don’t normally think about.

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    Find the Phantom Load (Teacher)

    Teachers will guide students to understand what a phantom load is and which device has the largest phantom load.

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    How Smart is Your Smart Board? (Teacher)

    Students will investigate and understand the energy use of the interactive whiteboard.

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    Imagination Station (Teacher)

    Students will investigate and analyze a chosen topic based on the energy metering technology.

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    Science Slam (Teacher)

    Students investigate and explain a sustainability measure of their choice while presenting their information orally in a creative and dynamic measure.

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    Small Appliance Energy Reliance (Teacher)

    Students will investigate the energy usage of regular, every day small appliances.

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    Speak for the Trees (Teacher)

    Students will investigate energy use and relate it to the amount of trees absorbing CO2.

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    Start Me Up (Teacher)

    Students will investigate the energy usage of laptops within the school.

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    Take a Look (Teacher)

    Students will investigate both the energy metering hardware and software to get a full understanding of how the technology works and what it does

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    Total Energy vs Total Cost (Teacher)

    Students will calculate how much energy an identified object expends.

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    Understanding Energy Efficiency in Your School (Teacher)

    Students will research a chosen topic to understand the impact of the school’s energy use.

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    Watchers and Seekers (Teacher)

    Students will investigate the energy use in the area being monitored by the technology and compare it to real time energy use.

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