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How We Use Electricity

Can you name all the ways you use electricity at home? We use electricity almost
every minute from the time we get up in the morning until we go to bed at night.

Take a look at all the things we depend on each day that need electricity:

 In the kitchen:  

 

 

 

 Refrigerators  

 Dishwashers  

 Cell phone chargers

 

In the family room:

  

 

 

 

 Video games  

 Laptops  

 Lamps and light bulbs

 

In the basement or utility room: 

 

 

 

 

 Washer and dryer  

 Furnace and water heater

 

 

Outdoors:

  

 

 

 

 Outdoor lighting 

 Electric lawn mower    

 Pool heater



 

Can you think of more ways we use electricity?

Figure out how much your family uses with our energy usage calculator.