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The BIG Question - How can switching off appliances help reduce our carbon footprint?
Make the connection between leaving equipment on and reducing your impact on the environment.
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This question led sequence of activities will help your pupils make the connection between leaving equipment on and reducing their impact on the environment.
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Understand how our carbon emissions cause the Greenhouse Effect and Climate change
Learn about where our electricity and gas comes from and their impact on the environment
Learn about appliances that use energy at home and school
Analyse your school's electricity use
Use appliance monitors to understand the energy use of individual appliances
Set up an Energy or Eco team to lead on energy efficiency at your school
Run an assembly about saving energy
Label lights and appliances to show which should be left on or turned off
Run a campaign to switch off electrical equipment overnight
Introduce a policy on switching off lights, computers, and other information technology equipment