Energy survey

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For the vast majority of people modern life is dependent on electricity. Researchers at the University of Oxford are looking into what we use electricity for and when, in order to ensure that in the future, supply meets demand at all times.  In this activity students carry out their own research by filling in a survey at home into their energy usage across an evening.  They will then analyse the data and come up with suggestions for how they could shift their energy usage away from times of peak demand.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students can describe why electricity usage changes throughout the day

  • Students can analyse data and draw a line graph

  • Students can evaluate a method

 

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