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Glasgow House

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  • 1. Glasgow Sustainable Housing
    Focussing on skill development and pupil centred learning
  • 2. The Plan
    Design and build a
    model house with
    energy saving
    things in it and carry out
    experiments to
    show that
    insulation reduces
    energy consumption.
  • 3. Skills
    This task promotes creativity, teamwork, planning, time management, numeracy, linking theory to real-life situations, decision making and practical ability.
    It uses techniques such as reactive planning, peer assessment and ownership of learning.
  • 4. Engaging - group discussion
    Resources
    photos that pupils have previously taken of energy saving things in their homes.
    Photos of the Glasgow house.
    Pamphlets about energy saving bulbs and white goods.
    Energy savings bulbs, filament bulbs.
    Internet
    Post-it notes
    A2 paper
    Thick pens
    Prior knowledge
    Heat can be lost by:
    Conduction
    Convection
    Radiation
  • 5. What to do
    In groups discuss what you think a house could have in it to help reduce energy losses.
    Think about any energy savings things you have in your own homes
    Put your ideas on ‘post-it’ notes and stick them on the large piece of paper on the wall.
    Use the pamphlets and the internet to find out about some of the ideas on the ‘post-it’ notes.
  • 6. Project - what to do
    Research energy saving things in houses
    Decide what you will put in your house
    Decide where you will put each type of insulation
    Build your house with the insulation
    Do experiments to measure heat loss with different types of insulation
    Report your findings and conclusions to your peers
  • 7. Planning the house
    House plans
    Planning where to put the circuits
    The team planning the
    layout of their house
  • 8. Under construction- dolls house
    Tools of the trade
  • 9. Under construction- shoe box
    teamwork
    Solar panels
  • 10. Insulation
    Floor with polystyrene,
    foil and carpet
    Polystyrene under thick carpet
    Loft with insulated tank
    cotton wool and bubble wrap
    Polystyrene lined walls

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