Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Tread Lightly

At Tread Lightly we were using our bodies to make electricity. This then powered the hair dryer and the electric sander. It was really hard to power the hair dryer because it uses 1500 watts!

We also learned about all the different light bulbs and had a go at powering each one by turning a wheel. There are CFLs Incandescent and the most efficient of all the LED. LED bulbs use up to 80 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and produce the same amount of light. Most LEDs should last at least 15,000 hours – that’s more than 13 years if used every day for three whole hours.


We had an amazing time learning about the environment and our environmental footprint!

2 comments:

  1. A great illustration of how important it is to make sure we are wise with our electricity usage. When I bought new appliances for my kitchen I spent a long time looking at the energy ratings as part of making a decision as to which one to buy. Hopefully you would be able to power some of those for me.

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  2. Tread lightly must of been so cool! Sad I wasn't there!

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