Passive Solar Design using Google Sketch-Up

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Introduction

Students will learn the basic principles of passive solar heating and how it isapplied to home design.

Students will use Google SketchUp to design and create a passive solar addition to a home or they can design a small passive solar house.

Lesson Time

2-3 class periods
50 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Building and Construction Trades Building and Construction Trades
  • Energy, Environment, and Utilities Energy, Environment, and Utilities
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
Grade Levels
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Adult

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will learn the basic principles of passive solar design
  • Students will design and create a passive solar room or house
  • students will learn how passive solar heating can save energy

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