Explore how to save energy when using appliances, and create magnets with conservation messages.
In this activity, students learn tips about saving energy with our home appliances by creating energy-savings slogans and making magnets.
The activities also connect to a variety of grade-specific curricular competencies and content in a variety of subjects including Science, Applied Design, Skills and Technologies, English Language Arts, and Arts Education.
Appliances can consume a lot of energy but there are smart behaviour changes we can make to save energy. The following are some tips and background information.
ENERGY STAR appliances can be more expensive to buy, but they save energy and money over their lifetime since they are more efficient than standard appliances. See Appliance rebates for more information on ENERGY STAR appliances and how to recycle your old appliance.
A greater understanding of ways to save energy when using our appliances empowers students to practice energy conservation and care for their near environment. With your help, we can foster a culture of Power Smart youth in British Columbia together.
Unscramble the tangled lights and have fun solving the riddle.
It takes water to make everything we buy, wear and eat. Discover your “water footprint” and think of smart ways to save.
Play a game to find out about energy-efficient electronics and behaviours.
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