Aurora Charter School energy monitoring

Aurora Charter school installed real-time energy monitoring technology that allowed students to use online dashboards to explore how much energy electrical items use. This video captures some of the work done at the school and the impact it had on students in understanding energy consumption.

You can also check out the research conducted by teachers Peter Dang and Vanessa Tran that was published in the Canadian Journal for Teacher Research.

 

“Schools should prepare us for the future, not the past. The future of the world will be built on sustainability. If we learn what sustainable technologies are available when we are in school, we will be able to help shape the future of global sustainability when we graduate.” 

- Quinn, student at Jasper Place high school in Edmonton