Energy use in Escola Secundária de Búzio (High School)
Students in the 10th and 11th grades of the Inter-School Group of Búzio (Agrupamento de Escolas de Búzio) have developed, under the Clima @ EduMedia project, a report on energy consumption in the Escola Secundária de Búzio (High School). These “junior journalists” seek information from students in the course of Electromechanics, taught at the said school, and the Physical Chemistry teacher, Elsa Oliveira
Work by: Marta Sacramento, Daniela Costa, Alexandre Sousa, Susana Silva e Ana Pinho
10th and 11th Grades
Inter-School Group of Búzio (Agrupamento de Escolas de Búzio), Vale de Cambra
No 1: It is mentioned that the “use of renewable energy can be a good solution for the reduction of energy and money spent in school.” However, the installation of, for example, solar photovoltaic panels do not guarantee a reduction in the consumption of electricity (electrical energy). It does ensure, due to the production of electricity, a reduction in the school electricity bill.
No 2: It is stated that the renewable sources of electricity consumed in Portugal rose 10% from 2013 to 2014. However, the document available on http://www.apren.pt/fotos/editor2/2015_comunicado_quercus_e_apren.pdf, of the association referenced in the video indicates that the increase was 6%.
This work was carried out under the Flash Seminar held on the 20th of March and the 10th of April 2015 at the Inter-School Group of Búzio (Agrupamento de Escolas de Búzio), in Vale de Cambra. Students developed media content based on interviews with experts in various fields related to climate change and research on the subject.