Use appliance monitors to understand the energy use of individual appliances
10Investigating energy usageKS1, KS2, KS3
Appliance monitors let you see the energy that an appliance is using as well as adding up the energy that the appliance uses over a period of time. You can also use the appliance monitor to see how much it has cost to operate the appliance for a certain amount of time. Children will understand how much energy an appliance use and can develop an understanding of what this means in terms of real world cost.