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Green Building

Reading and Writing

Science

Creativity

Critical Thinking

Investigate innovations in buildings that help to save energy and protect the environment.

10

Time to complete the challenge

20-30 mins

Objective

Investigate innovations in buildings that help to save energy and protect the environment. In a group, build a new home that uses some of these techniques.

Extensions

  • We don’t all live in green buildings. Help out the family by making a list of things they can do to be more environmentally friendly!
  • Look at a list of common items that are compostable, recyclable, then help the family sort their trash.
  • Do a home audit of common ways you can help to save energy and conserve water.
  • Use Minecraft to make a plan for new school garden.