Students measure heat loss in different types of insulating materials in the Button Up workshop.
The Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) has recently updated its Button Up in-class workshop, pills giving middle and high school students a hands-on way to learn about thermal energy by exploring the effects of home weatherization.
The workshop is available for all schools in Vermont. VEEP offers a free workshop to every class in Vermont, with fees for additional workshops. If your school serves students who live in towns served by Vermont Gas (Franklin, Chittenden, and Addison counties), VEEP educators can bring the Button Up workshop to your classroom at no cost, as well as offering an additional free workshop.
In the 90-minute Button Up workshop, students are asked to consider how they can use less energy to heat their home while still keeping it […]