Understanding Energy Consumption and Phantom Loads Classroom Project pdf
Background on typical household electricity usage and phantom loads, plus three activities in which students estimate the amount and cost of electrical leakage from electronic devices and appliances in their homes, and propose methods for reducing the leakage. This project appeared in the August 2011 issue of Tech Directions. It includes handouts, full-size student worksheets, and additional information. When ordered, a link to download this pdf will be emailed to you.