SlideShare a Scribd company logo
1 of 10
Making a sustainable house
Coping with a colder climate
Year 7 Hums+
Dangerous World
Abbeyfield School – Humanities
http://abbeyfieldhumanities.blogspot.com
Features of a sustainable home for
a cold climate
• Thick insulation
• Solar panels for electricity and heating
• Rain water capture for flushing toilets
• Large windows for natural light
• Wind turbine as renewable energy source
The walls, roof and floors
• Mark out 8 squares – all
the same size
• 18cm x 18cm works well
• Carefully cut them out
18cm
18cm
Supporting the first floor
• Mark and cut out two
strips of card (15cm long
and 5cm wide)
• Fold them in half
lengthways
• Place them on two of the
pieces of card you cut out
for the walls (make sure
they are half way up the
wall – 9cm)
5cm
15cm
9cm
Supporting the first floor
• Using masking tape,
stick them down
Attaching the walls
• Stick one piece of
blank card to one of
the walls you added
the support to
• Repeat this on the
other side to make
the back and side
walls
Attaching the floors
• Turn your box over and
attach another piece of
card to make the floor
• Turn your box back over
• Slide in another piece of
card onto your supports
to make the first floor
Ceiling and roof
• Now add the first floor
ceiling by sticking
another piece of card
to the top of the box
• Take your last two
piece of card and
stick them together
using the masking
tape
Your completed basic house
• Stick on the roof
using two piece of
masking tape
• Congratulations!
You now have your
basic house
Showing your sustainable house ideas
• Glue your house onto the middle of a piece of card
• Now add your ideas to the model to make it into a house that can cope with
a cold climate
How could you show insulation, solar panels, wind turbine etc?
Have a go at making additions for your house
• Describe and explain your ideas on the card you have stuck the house on
Your house
Card base

More Related Content

Viewers also liked

Make your own equipment (Archery)
Make your own equipment (Archery)Make your own equipment (Archery)
Make your own equipment (Archery)kelikados
 
Passive house integrated design bratislava
Passive house integrated design bratislavaPassive house integrated design bratislava
Passive house integrated design bratislavaCarl-peter Goossen
 
Passive House In Depth for Professionals
Passive House In Depth for ProfessionalsPassive House In Depth for Professionals
Passive House In Depth for Professionalsdylamar
 
My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)derhamo
 
Business Models for Sustainability
Business Models for SustainabilityBusiness Models for Sustainability
Business Models for SustainabilityGavin Harper
 
Sustainability Power Point
Sustainability Power PointSustainability Power Point
Sustainability Power PointHowardLitwak
 
Environmental Issues and Sustainability
Environmental Issues and SustainabilityEnvironmental Issues and Sustainability
Environmental Issues and Sustainabilityguestffe27a
 
Sustainable development powerpoint
Sustainable development powerpointSustainable development powerpoint
Sustainable development powerpointPamela Hill
 
Organisational Sustainability
Organisational SustainabilityOrganisational Sustainability
Organisational SustainabilityDavid Alman
 

Viewers also liked (10)

Make your own equipment (Archery)
Make your own equipment (Archery)Make your own equipment (Archery)
Make your own equipment (Archery)
 
Passive house integrated design bratislava
Passive house integrated design bratislavaPassive house integrated design bratislava
Passive house integrated design bratislava
 
Passive House In Depth for Professionals
Passive House In Depth for ProfessionalsPassive House In Depth for Professionals
Passive House In Depth for Professionals
 
My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
My Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
 
Business Models for Sustainability
Business Models for SustainabilityBusiness Models for Sustainability
Business Models for Sustainability
 
Sustainability Power Point
Sustainability Power PointSustainability Power Point
Sustainability Power Point
 
Environmental Issues and Sustainability
Environmental Issues and SustainabilityEnvironmental Issues and Sustainability
Environmental Issues and Sustainability
 
Sustainable development ppt
Sustainable development  pptSustainable development  ppt
Sustainable development ppt
 
Sustainable development powerpoint
Sustainable development powerpointSustainable development powerpoint
Sustainable development powerpoint
 
Organisational Sustainability
Organisational SustainabilityOrganisational Sustainability
Organisational Sustainability
 

Similar to Making a sustainable house model

How to make a clay slab house facade
How to make a clay slab house facadeHow to make a clay slab house facade
How to make a clay slab house facadefshutterman
 
Energy Efficient Building
Energy Efficient BuildingEnergy Efficient Building
Energy Efficient Buildingbuiltify
 
Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10
Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10
Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10SmarterHomeGuide
 
thermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdf
thermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdfthermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdf
thermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdfNehaChaudhary770095
 
Thermal insulation of buildings
Thermal insulation of buildingsThermal insulation of buildings
Thermal insulation of buildingsbuiltify
 
Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)
Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)
Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)Priyanka Priyadarshini
 
passive solar buildings
passive solar buildingspassive solar buildings
passive solar buildingsathul ntk
 
Gomez-softchalk How to hang drywall
Gomez-softchalk How to hang drywallGomez-softchalk How to hang drywall
Gomez-softchalk How to hang drywallrickgomez33
 

Similar to Making a sustainable house model (20)

How to make a clay slab house facade
How to make a clay slab house facadeHow to make a clay slab house facade
How to make a clay slab house facade
 
07
0707
07
 
Group 3 final.pptx
Group 3 final.pptxGroup 3 final.pptx
Group 3 final.pptx
 
Constructng a Cold Frame - for Winter Gardening - A Permaculture Build Project
Constructng a Cold Frame - for Winter Gardening - A Permaculture Build ProjectConstructng a Cold Frame - for Winter Gardening - A Permaculture Build Project
Constructng a Cold Frame - for Winter Gardening - A Permaculture Build Project
 
2popheat
2popheat2popheat
2popheat
 
Energy Efficient Building
Energy Efficient BuildingEnergy Efficient Building
Energy Efficient Building
 
Build a Solar Oven
Build a Solar OvenBuild a Solar Oven
Build a Solar Oven
 
Peace
PeacePeace
Peace
 
Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10
Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10
Der bindley 200 dpi_03-01-10
 
thermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdf
thermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdfthermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdf
thermalinsulationinbuildings-190816123807.pdf
 
Thermal insulation of buildings
Thermal insulation of buildingsThermal insulation of buildings
Thermal insulation of buildings
 
Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)
Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)
Class 4 & 5 planning and design of greenhouses (1)
 
Lean-toToolShed.pdf
Lean-toToolShed.pdfLean-toToolShed.pdf
Lean-toToolShed.pdf
 
Lean-toToolShed.pdf
Lean-toToolShed.pdfLean-toToolShed.pdf
Lean-toToolShed.pdf
 
Lean-toToolShed.pdf
Lean-toToolShed.pdfLean-toToolShed.pdf
Lean-toToolShed.pdf
 
passive solar buildings
passive solar buildingspassive solar buildings
passive solar buildings
 
Gomez-softchalk How to hang drywall
Gomez-softchalk How to hang drywallGomez-softchalk How to hang drywall
Gomez-softchalk How to hang drywall
 
Marcus Warren : Villa Velanidi . PH in Corfu
Marcus Warren : Villa Velanidi . PH in CorfuMarcus Warren : Villa Velanidi . PH in Corfu
Marcus Warren : Villa Velanidi . PH in Corfu
 
Making a Windowsill Light Reflector
Making a Windowsill Light ReflectorMaking a Windowsill Light Reflector
Making a Windowsill Light Reflector
 
CELBLOX: Strapping
CELBLOX: Strapping CELBLOX: Strapping
CELBLOX: Strapping
 

More from David Drake

Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019
Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019
Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019David Drake
 
Revision techniques for students 2018 v3
Revision techniques for students 2018 v3Revision techniques for students 2018 v3
Revision techniques for students 2018 v3David Drake
 
Effective Questioning - July 2019
Effective Questioning - July 2019Effective Questioning - July 2019
Effective Questioning - July 2019David Drake
 
Slave trade project
Slave trade projectSlave trade project
Slave trade projectDavid Drake
 
12 and 24 clock plate lesson
12 and 24 clock plate lesson12 and 24 clock plate lesson
12 and 24 clock plate lessonDavid Drake
 
12 and 24 clock plate
12 and 24 clock plate12 and 24 clock plate
12 and 24 clock plateDavid Drake
 
ECDL Level 2 - Introduction for students
ECDL Level 2 - Introduction for studentsECDL Level 2 - Introduction for students
ECDL Level 2 - Introduction for studentsDavid Drake
 
Quick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessons
Quick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessonsQuick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessons
Quick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessonsDavid Drake
 
Inclusion and differentiation in the classroom
Inclusion and differentiation in the classroomInclusion and differentiation in the classroom
Inclusion and differentiation in the classroomDavid Drake
 
UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014
UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014
UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014David Drake
 
University application process
University application processUniversity application process
University application processDavid Drake
 
Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2
Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2
Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2David Drake
 
Using study periods
Using study periodsUsing study periods
Using study periodsDavid Drake
 
Revision techniques student version 2013
Revision techniques   student version 2013Revision techniques   student version 2013
Revision techniques student version 2013David Drake
 
Revision techniques staff version 2013
Revision techniques   staff version 2013Revision techniques   staff version 2013
Revision techniques staff version 2013David Drake
 
Inclusion and differentiation in geography
Inclusion and differentiation in geographyInclusion and differentiation in geography
Inclusion and differentiation in geographyDavid Drake
 
UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012
UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012
UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012David Drake
 
Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2
Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2
Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2David Drake
 
GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2
GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2
GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2David Drake
 
IMYC trial - Olympics 2012 week
IMYC trial - Olympics 2012 weekIMYC trial - Olympics 2012 week
IMYC trial - Olympics 2012 weekDavid Drake
 

More from David Drake (20)

Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019
Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019
Revision techniques in lessons ddr july 2019
 
Revision techniques for students 2018 v3
Revision techniques for students 2018 v3Revision techniques for students 2018 v3
Revision techniques for students 2018 v3
 
Effective Questioning - July 2019
Effective Questioning - July 2019Effective Questioning - July 2019
Effective Questioning - July 2019
 
Slave trade project
Slave trade projectSlave trade project
Slave trade project
 
12 and 24 clock plate lesson
12 and 24 clock plate lesson12 and 24 clock plate lesson
12 and 24 clock plate lesson
 
12 and 24 clock plate
12 and 24 clock plate12 and 24 clock plate
12 and 24 clock plate
 
ECDL Level 2 - Introduction for students
ECDL Level 2 - Introduction for studentsECDL Level 2 - Introduction for students
ECDL Level 2 - Introduction for students
 
Quick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessons
Quick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessonsQuick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessons
Quick and simple ways to utilise i pads in lessons
 
Inclusion and differentiation in the classroom
Inclusion and differentiation in the classroomInclusion and differentiation in the classroom
Inclusion and differentiation in the classroom
 
UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014
UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014
UCAS applications - Introduction to students 2014
 
University application process
University application processUniversity application process
University application process
 
Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2
Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2
Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2
 
Using study periods
Using study periodsUsing study periods
Using study periods
 
Revision techniques student version 2013
Revision techniques   student version 2013Revision techniques   student version 2013
Revision techniques student version 2013
 
Revision techniques staff version 2013
Revision techniques   staff version 2013Revision techniques   staff version 2013
Revision techniques staff version 2013
 
Inclusion and differentiation in geography
Inclusion and differentiation in geographyInclusion and differentiation in geography
Inclusion and differentiation in geography
 
UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012
UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012
UK Stormy Weather - Sept 2012
 
Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2
Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2
Gcse geography from 2012 wjec b v2
 
GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2
GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2
GCSE Geography from 2012 WJEC B v2
 
IMYC trial - Olympics 2012 week
IMYC trial - Olympics 2012 weekIMYC trial - Olympics 2012 week
IMYC trial - Olympics 2012 week
 

Making a sustainable house model

  • 1. Making a sustainable house Coping with a colder climate Year 7 Hums+ Dangerous World Abbeyfield School – Humanities http://abbeyfieldhumanities.blogspot.com
  • 2. Features of a sustainable home for a cold climate • Thick insulation • Solar panels for electricity and heating • Rain water capture for flushing toilets • Large windows for natural light • Wind turbine as renewable energy source
  • 3. The walls, roof and floors • Mark out 8 squares – all the same size • 18cm x 18cm works well • Carefully cut them out 18cm 18cm
  • 4. Supporting the first floor • Mark and cut out two strips of card (15cm long and 5cm wide) • Fold them in half lengthways • Place them on two of the pieces of card you cut out for the walls (make sure they are half way up the wall – 9cm) 5cm 15cm 9cm
  • 5. Supporting the first floor • Using masking tape, stick them down
  • 6. Attaching the walls • Stick one piece of blank card to one of the walls you added the support to • Repeat this on the other side to make the back and side walls
  • 7. Attaching the floors • Turn your box over and attach another piece of card to make the floor • Turn your box back over • Slide in another piece of card onto your supports to make the first floor
  • 8. Ceiling and roof • Now add the first floor ceiling by sticking another piece of card to the top of the box • Take your last two piece of card and stick them together using the masking tape
  • 9. Your completed basic house • Stick on the roof using two piece of masking tape • Congratulations! You now have your basic house
  • 10. Showing your sustainable house ideas • Glue your house onto the middle of a piece of card • Now add your ideas to the model to make it into a house that can cope with a cold climate How could you show insulation, solar panels, wind turbine etc? Have a go at making additions for your house • Describe and explain your ideas on the card you have stuck the house on Your house Card base