1 Attention Getter
Show video and direct discussion towards off grid energy technologies.
Discussion in groups or as a class.
What is living off the grid?
What are some ways you can live off the grid but still have electricity?
2 Direct instruction
Quick powerpoint including some short videos and interactive activities such as the PHET simulation.
Class discussion and questions throughout the presentation
3 Independent practice
Walk the classroom answering questions and providing input where necessary
Pick a biome and design an off the grid house using at least 3 renewable energy sources. Explain why you chose the ones you did.