This collection of resources from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) uses the example of Howe Dell Primary School, which was designed with the principle of being a sustainable school, as a context for exploring a school's carbon footprint and the use of technology to reduce energy usage.




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Let There be Light 2: Design and Make

In this activity from the Institution of Engineering and technology (IET), students investigate the photovoltaic effect by designing and making a solar power night-light circuit. This could form the basis of a design and make assignment project in design and technology...

Green School

Howe Dell School was commissioned by Hertfordshire County Council as an exemplar eco-school. It took eight years to plan and build and features a wide range of engineering solutions and green technologies. For example, the inter-seasonal heat transfer system uses the...