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Be energy efficient

Look in the e-Edition of the St. Petersburg Times for pictures of home appliances that use energy. For each appliance, answer the following questions. Is this a necessity or a luxury? What are the advantages and disadvantages to using it? What’s the alternative to this appliance? Do a little research to determine the energy efficiency of each. Rate the appliances from most efficient to least efficient. Using the e-Edition archives and the archives on, find newspaper articles about energy issues such as energy shortages, non-renewable energy sources, energy costs, energy dependence and health problems associated with pollution or other effects of energy. List ways you can save energy and create an energy contract to make a difference. Share your energy conservation ideas with others here at the NIE Blogging Zone.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 12:26pm]


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