Go step-by-step through the pages of Power Your Week to see how many kilowatt-hours you use every day by cooking dinner, watching TV, or even cleaning your room. Dr. E will keep track of how much energy you use, and at the end you can see how much energy you use to Power Your Week.
Find out in our glossary!
Your choices for breakfast can have a marked effect on your energy use - and on your own energy! Tell me how often you usually eat each kind of food for breakfast, and we'll start calculating how much energy you use in your home.
Keeping your house cool in the summer or warm in the winter is one of the biggest uses of energy within your home—find out how the temperature can affect typical energy usage.
In the next step, we'll tackle some chores around the house. Click on the icons to plan the kinds of chores you'll help with in a typical week—and we'll help you understand the energy you're using in the process!
By your selections, it looks like it's going to take approximately 0 kWh to power your week. Want to try again or—better yet—share with your friends to see how they stack up?
Remember to always turn off the cooking appliances in your kitchen after you've finished using them.
Line Crew - Builds lines so that electricity can get to houses, businesses, schools and hospitals. People who like working outside and building things with their hands really like these jobs.
When you grow up, we can teach you how to be a line worker, plant technician or an engineer.
However, there are other things you will need to learn along the way: How to get along with others, teamwork, following instructions, telling the truth, completing your work on time and doing a great job on all your work.