Coolbinia Primary School is located in the suburbs of Perth, Western Australia. The primary school offers classes from kindergarten to year 7. Within the primary school there are approximately 270 students. In a year 6 science class, the teacher has provided students with activities ranging from the development of electricity safety rules to an investigation of broader issues relating to energy conservation and sustainability. These broader issues have been practically grounded in an analysis of energy use in the school and in the students' own homes.