Everyday energy consumption © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Everyday energy consumption

Matching exercise:
With this matching exercise students learn exactly what can be done with one kilowatt-hour of energy.
English, German, Spanish
Interactive (437.8 kByte)
Saving energy is an important topic in our everyday life. In order to save energy, though, you first have to develop a feel for what the unit of energy – in this case the kilowatt-hour (kWh) – actually is and how much energy our every activities use.

Information and ideas:
The medium can be used as an entertaining introduction to the topic of “Saving energy” or for monitoring learning objectives. The hourly values indicate how long the pictured appliances and devices can be operated with one kilowatt-hour of electricity.
Worksheet (interactive)
Physics; Technology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Ecology; Energy saving; Environment (general); Environmental protection
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