Through energy use, each UK home creates around six tonnes of carbon dioxide a year. Much of this is the result of electricity generation. In this activity, from the Centre for Science Education and the Comino Foundation, students look into the advantages and disadvantages of the Smart Meter – an innovative device that tells people how much each appliance is using at any one time. Students then make plans for possible energy futures, before considering dilemmas related to energy use.
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