CLOTHES
DRYER
   ELECTRIC
OVEN

      
                





            
                





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#2
                                     #1

      ELECTRIC
OVEN
                          CLOTHES
DRYER

                
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 TOASTER
        COFFEE
MAKER

    
                  

    
                  





             
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#6
                                      #5

          COFFEE
MAKER
                                TOASTER

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REFRIGERATOR
                  INCANDESCENT

          

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#10
                                         #9

 INCANDESCENT
LIGHT
                              REFRIGERATOR

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What's Watt Activity Cards (Sciencenter)

  1. 1. 
 
 CLOTHES
DRYER
 ELECTRIC
OVEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 DISHWASHER
 MICROWAVE
 
 
 
 
 

  2. 2. #2
 #1
 ELECTRIC
OVEN
 CLOTHES
DRYER
 
 
 When
set
to
350
degrees
an
 Running
on
warm
or
hot
setting
a
 electric
oven
uses
4,000
watts.
 dryer
can
use
4,400
watts
of
 
 power!
 Consider
using
glass
and
ceramic
 
 baking
dishes,
they
retain
heat
 Consider
using
running
your
dryer
 better
and
allow
you
to
bake
at
 on
cool
setting
 lower
temperatures.
 
 
 …or
even
better,
line
dry
your
 clothes.
 
 #4
 #3
 MICROWAVE
 DISHWASHER
 
 
 A
microwave
uses
1,400
watts
of
 A
dishwasher
running
with
hot
 power.
 water
uses
3,600
watts,
cold
 
 water
requires
1,200
watts.
 For
short
reheating
purposes
use
 
 the
microwave
instead
of
the
 Run
the
dishwasher
only
when
full
 oven.
 
 
 Use
the
warm
or
cool
setting
 instead
of
hot.


 
 
 
 

  3. 3. 
 
 TOASTER
 COFFEE
MAKER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 PLASMA
TV
 DESKTOP
 
 COMPUTER
 
 
 
 
 

  4. 4. #6
 #5
 COFFEE
MAKER
 TOASTER
 
 
 A
coffee
maker
uses
900
watts
of
 A
toaster
uses
1,300
watts
of
 power.

 power.
 
 
 Overall
household
appliances
 Look
for
the
energy
star
label
 account
for
17%
of
energy
use.

 when
purchasing
new
appliances,
 
 these
appliances
have
met
strict
 
 energy
efficiency
guidelines
and
 will
save
you
energy…
and
money
 too!
 
 
 #8
 #7
 DESKTOP
COMPUTER
 PLASMA
TV
 
 
 Desktop
computers
use
between
 A
50”
plasma
TV
uses
340
watts!
 340
to
150
watts
of
power.
 
 (laptops
use
around
100
watts).
 Consider
another
type
of
 
 television
and
remember…
the
 Set
your
computer
to
go
to
sleep
 larger
the
TV,
the
more
energy
it
 after
5
minutes
of
inactivity.
 uses.

 
 
 

  5. 5. 
 
 REFRIGERATOR
 INCANDESCENT
 
 LIGHT
 (traditional
light
bulbs)
 
 
 
 
 
 CLF
LIGHT
 TELEPHONE
 (the
spiral
ones)
 
 
 
 
 

  6. 6. #10
 #9
 INCANDESCENT
LIGHT
 REFRIGERATOR
 
 
 60
watts
of
power
when
the
light
 Modern
refrigerators
are
use
an
 is
turned
on.
 average
of
172
watts.
 
 
 Go
with
CFLs!
These
light
bulbs
 To
test
if
your
refrigerator
is
 use
a
lot
less
energy

 sealing
properly
put
a
piece
of
 
 paper
where
the
door
seals.

If
the
 And
of
course…
don’t
forget
to
 paper
slides
down
at
all
you
need
 turn
the
lights
off
when
you
are
 to
replace
the
seal.
 not
using
them.
 
 
 #12
 #11
 TELEPHONE
 CFL
LIGHT
 
 
 When
in
use
a
telephone
uses
1.9
 New
CFLs
only
use
18
watts
of
 watts
of
power.
 energy.
 
 
 Remember
to
unplug
your
cell
 But
with
any
appliance,
the
longer
 phone
charger
when
it
is
not
in
 you
keep
it
on,
the
more
energy
it
 use,
chances
are
it
is
still
drawing
 uses.
 power.
 
 Replacing
all
of
the
incandescent
 lights
in
your
house
with
CFL’s
can
 save
you
a
lot
of
money
on
energy
 
 costs!


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