Utility bills can be used as the focal point for introducing the concept of energy to students. Students home energy bills can be used to discuss concepts in math, science, research and public speaking.
Hfs Primary students were able to determine the energy requirements and cost of using electrical devices. They were able to describe the relationship between electricity consumption and the environment.
Students brought their family’s utility bills. For this activity, students were directed to calculate the average cost of their home utility bills. Students pasted these bills on card sheet. They were instructed to read their bills amount and calculate average amount of bills. The impact on environment of using electrical devices was also discussed.