Smarter Power

Smarter Power
KS-X
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Preparation time: 15 minutes

Implementation time: 60 minutes

File type: PDF, PPT, MP4

Your pupils are about to embark on an amazing energy adventure!

They’ll journey with Wilbur the penguin, learning about fossil fuels, renewable energy and the importance of saving energy, as well as discovering how smart meters — a new technology being installed in British homes — can help families become more energy efficient.

 

Learning outcomes

 

  • Understand the importance of saving energy

  • Understand what smart technology is and how it can help save people energy

  • Look at examples of smart technology

  • Understand what smart meters do and their benefits

        

Risk assessment:
  • Ensure supervision is provided throughout to ensure correct use of equipment, e.g hammer and nails.
  • Safety equipment should be used when working with heat sources.