Some Uses of Fire

Activity: Fire in Our Lives

There are many other useful applications of fire, let's see what you know and can find out.

First; go around you house and find out what sources of energy you use for the following (i.e., do you use wood, natural gas, etc.)

Now let's look at electricity. List as many things in your home as you can find that use electricity. (It may turn out to be more than you expected!)

Where does your electricity come from?

Go to the web and HINT: Try finding and searching the U.S. Department of Energy Site

In addition, you can check to see if your teacher can arrange a tour of your local power plant.