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TimestampYour STEMhero student number(s)Filter by Your teacher's email below >>No problem. What's your teacher's email or name?Purpose: Learn how you use energy in your home. Instructions: Use the materials in the Home Energy Bag to complete the following questions. Consult with an adult before making any adjustments or unplugging appliances.Locate your thermostat and record the temperature setting below (degrees fahrenheit)*If your thermostat was not at the recommended setting did you adjust it to be at the recommended setting?*Run tap water for 3-5 minutes on hot. Then fill a cup with approximately 1 inch of water. Insert the digital thermometer to measure the temperature of your home’s hot water. Record findings below (degrees fahrenheit)The recommended temperature for your hot water is 120°. If your hot water was higher than the recommended setting did you decrease the temperature on your water heater? (Choose one)*1. Using the digital thermometer, measure the temperatures of your refrigerator . Record your findings below (degrees fahrenheit)The ideal temperature for your refrigerator is between 36°F-38°F. If your refrigerator was not between the ideal range did you adjust it? (Choose one)*2. Using the digital thermometer, measure the temperatures of your freezer. Record your findings below (degrees fahrenheit)The ideal temperature for your freezer is between -5°F & 0°F. If your refrigerator was not between the ideal range did you adjust it? (Choose one)*Choose one appliance to investigateWhat appliance will you investigate?Enter the number of Watts your application uses:Hours per day your appliance is used (estimate in quarter-hour increments)Approximately how many days per year is your appliance used?Calculate the Watts per year used by multiplying: Convert your Watts used per year to kilowatt-hours (kWh) by dividing by 1,000 =Enter the average rate for electricity in your area (in Wisconsin it is $0.13). Enter the cost as a number, example: 0.13Calculate the cost per year of your appliance:Choose the three locations at your home where lights are on the most:*Enter the total number of INCANDESCENT LIGHT bulbs in the room you chose:Enter the total number of COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT (CFL) in the room you chose:Enter the total number of LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES (LED) in the room you chose:In total, approximately how many hours are these incandescent light bulbs on during the day and during the night?Per year, how much money in electricity costs would you save if you replaced the incandesenct bulbs with LED bulbs?To complete this mission, you will need a home energy investigation kit. These will help you investigate the way your home is currently using energy. Do you have a home energy investigation kit?Choose something to investigate.
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3/1/2018 18:18:433
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2/28/2018 5:57:143
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2/27/2018 19:30:274
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2/27/2018 14:58:365
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Home Lighting75
Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended setting
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Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended temperature setting
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2/28/2018 5:59:086
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2/27/2018 13:28:316
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2/27/2018 14:18:028
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Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended temperature setting
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2/27/2018 17:20:219
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Home Lighting
Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended setting
No, I did NOT adjust the temperature setting
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2/27/2018 14:57:2713
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The thermostat was already at the recommended temperature
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2/27/2018 14:39:3415
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2/27/2018 16:58:1316
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2/27/2018 12:55:1117
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Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended setting
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2/27/2018 15:18:4620
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2/27/2018 10:48:5622
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Home Lighting70
No, I did NOT adjust the thermostat
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2/27/2018 19:31:3524
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Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended setting
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2/27/2018 14:05:5425
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3/5/2018 13:05:3427
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2/27/2018 10:51:3531
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2/27/2018 12:58:5932
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The thermostat was already at the recommended temperature
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Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended temperature setting
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2/27/2018 17:45:3533
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The thermostat was already at the recommended temperature
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2/27/2018 14:18:08
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Yes, I adjusted it to the recommended temperature setting
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