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The Energy Problem

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  Aging of Energy
  Finite Resources
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The Energy Solution

  Conserving Electricity
  Appliance Efficiency
  Heating Conservation
  Renewable Energy

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Conserving Electricity

You should now be pretty familiar with the power requirements for the appliances in your home. In the following game we will find out just how familiar.

Appliance Power Game


Your goal is to guess correctly the amount of power that is typically required for a given appliance. Ten points are given for each correct guess and 1 point is subtracted for each incorrect guess. There are 21 appliances, so the top score would be 210 points.

1) Choose the appliance by clicking on the list on the right side of the screen.
2) Move the power maker up and down to the power level you want by clicking on the up and down arrows.
3) Click on the Check Answer button to see if you were correct.
4) Click on the Choose Appliance to try again or choose another appliance.