Passive Solar Design: Zero-Energy Housing
Jun 08 2011
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Source: TeachEngineering Digital Library
Summary Information


building, constraint, design, efficiency, efficient, energy, fan, heating, passive, housing, insulation, renewable energy, passive solar design
Earth Science
Physical Science

Estimated Time Required:

3-5 hours

Target Grade (Ages):

Grade 8 (Ages 13-14)

Diversity Indicators:

This activity engages different types of learners. It may be difficult for students with limited fine motor skills to manipulate the tools necessary to build the project.

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rsinghal50's picture

May 12, 2012 - 12:11pm

Great lesson!

i have been looking for the information in the teacher resource part of this lesson for the last two years! Thank you. A wonderful way to bring green design and real world issues into a classroom.
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October 12, 2013 - 4:01am

A well done project. It

A well done project. It serves perfect to a house.