Energy & Climate Action Audit – Grade 4 & 5 – Energy Efficiency

Activity Introduction

An audit is a technique that through unbiased exploration helps establish the baseline levels of a particular facet of an organisation (your school in this case). Once baseline has been ascertained, you can move to improve wherever you fell short. To perform an environmental audit, one is required to investigate, measure, analyse and evaluate our environment, in an unbiased way using a resource or activity.

Grade: 4 & 5

Prior Knowledge: Counting (terminology and methods explained on the worksheet).

Resources Required: Energy audit worksheets, coloured pencils/crayons

Key Concepts & Skills: Energy & Electricity in South Africa, Climate Change, Numeracy, Recording, Interpreting, Planning, Creativity & Innovation, Collaboration

Assessment Task (If Applicable): No

Extra Notes: Indoor lesson

Duration: 30 minutes - 1 hour

Level of teacher facilitation: Low

Curriculum links: Natural Sciences and Technology – Energy and Change

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