Your task is to map the physical parameters of the
1. Measure the length, width, and height of the
classroom. Calculate its volume.
2. Draw a scale floor plan of the classroom,
indicating locations of windows, doors, heating/air conditioning vents,
furniture, plants, and anything else visible in the room. How many square feet
of wall are devoted to windows? (What fraction of the total wall space is
3. What type(s) of light fixtures are used? How many
hours/day are they used? How many kilowatt hours of electricity are consumed
lighting your classroom? How much does this cost the school system?