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Glasgow House

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

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