Enhance your curriculum with our free activities on sustainable energy use.

The fun and original activities in the Wattson Learning Kit can be seamlessly integrated into several subjects in the high school curriculum. Your students will learn how to use electricity wisely.

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Objectives

  • Raise awareness of the importance of responsible power consumption.
  • Understand how energy can be wasted in the home and develop everyday habits for saving energy.

Required material

Some activities must be printed, while others require access to a computer or tablet as well as Internet access.

Please fill out the form to receive the activities and the Teacher’s guide. You will receive an email with the links to download all the activities and the Teacher’s guide.

Cost

Free!

Activities

Check out the various activity files.

The Wattson Learning Kit comprises a wide range of activities that can be carried out independently. Quizzes, debates and essays will give students opportunities to think, explore and take action.

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Consult Wattson’s Teacher’s Guide [PDF 8.03 MB]

In this big-as-life activity, the whole class plays along! Working together in small teams, students test their knowledge of hydropower, how we use energy and ways we can use it more efficiently.

Links to the Québec Education Program

  • Cycle 2 – Financial Education
  • Broad area of learning – Environmental awareness/consumer rights and responsibilities

Educational level

  • High school Cycle 2

Duration

  • 50 minutes

Make students more aware of the energy consumption of home devices and appliances as well as the associated cost.

Links to the Québec Education Program

  • Cycle 2 – Financial Education
  • Broad area of learning – Environmental awareness/consumer rights and responsibilities

Educational level

  • High school Cycle 2

Duration

  • Deux périodes de 50 minutes

Compare the consumption of three different households to better understand all the factors that go into electricity consumption. In addition, encourage students to think about their energy consumption and how to use energy more responsibly.

Links to the Québec Education Program

  • Cycle 2 – Financial Education
  • Broad area of learning – Environmental awareness/consumer rights and responsibilities

Educational level

  • High school Cycle 2

Duration

  • 50 minutes

Make students more aware of electricity-related issues in this in-class debate.

Links to the Québec Education Program

  • Cycle 2 – Financial Education
  • Cycle 2 – Contemporary World
  • Cycle 2 – English Language Arts
  • Broad area of learning – Environmental awareness/consumer rights and responsibilities

Educational level

  • High school Cycle 2

Duration

  • 3 x 50 minutes

Put your students’ knowledge of energy efficiency to the test with this true-or-false quiz.

Links to the Québec Education Program

  • Cycle 1 - Geography
  • Cycle 2 – Financial Education
  • Broad area of learning – Environmental awareness/consumer rights and responsibilities

Educational level

  • High school Cycles 1 and 2

Duration

  • 50 minutes

Explore cycle 1 activities

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