Wasted Electricity

Thomas S / Matthew / Andrew


Problem: Wasting Electricity


Question / Concept

1.Q: What takes more energy turning a light off or keeping it on? (Responsibility)
2.Q: How much energy is wasted per year in the US
3.Q: How much energy is wasted in homes
4.Q: how much energy will a windmill make
5.Q: What wastes the most electricity
6.Q: How is electricity made

Inquiry Intos


Research

1.A: It appears it is better to leave your light on then turn it off
2.A: 100 quadrillion BTUS
3.A: 80%
4.A: 52 billion kilowatt-hours
5.Q:out of light air conditioning or TV is air conditioning
6.A:Picture_4.png

Action Ideas


Bibliography

http://www.green-energy-efficient-homes.com/turn-off-lights.html

http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=us_energy_homes-basics

http://www.gov.hk/en/residents/environment/public/green/saveenergy.htm

http://www.delhitransco.gov.in/electricity.htm

http://www.oe.energy.gov/faq.htm

http://www.tvakids.com/electricity/conservation.htm

http://michaelbluejay.com/electricity/computers.html

http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=wind_home-basics-k.cfm

http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=solar_home-basics

http://www.energysavers.gov/renewable_energy/