Kw-logo-smaller

Save Energy With Tinker Bell & Friends

Save Energy With Tinker Bell
Save Energy With Tinker Bell

So you’ve heard about global warming and want to do your part to help out by saving energy at home and in your day-to-day life? Tinker Bell, who was recently named the United NationsGreen Ambassador and her fairy friends can help, with great tips and videos on being kind to the environment.




For more green info from Tink, visit her website at www.eere.energy.gov/kids!


My Energy Smart Home

Tink’s got some tips on saving energy in your very own home:

  1. Turn It Off: When you’re done with a TV, light, stereo or anything else that uses electricity, turn it off to save energy.
  2. Keep It Closed: Close doors to your home, refrigerator and oven. The air conditioner won’t have to work so hard to cool your house and the appliances will use less energy to do their jobs!
  3. Be Warm - Not Hot: Keep the thermostat below 68 degrees in the winter. You’ll be comfortable and your parents will save by running the heating system less!
  4. Look For The Label: Help your parents shop for energy-saving appliances. Look for the Energy Star label (below) on things like refrigerators, washing machines and dishwashers.




All About Renewable Energy

These renewable energy sources will never run out! Find out how they work:

  1. Biomass: Biomass comes from corn and other plants that we turn into fuel, including ethanol or biodiesel to run our cars. We can also make fabric and carpet with biomass!
  2. Solar: Solar energy comes from the sun. Solar panels can make electricity or heat water, and the sun’s electricity can warm up your house!
  3. Wind: Big machines called turbines have long blades that catch the wind and spin to create electricity.
  4. Geothermal: The earth creates heat and steam that we use to make electricity. Geothermal energy is underground and can be close to the surface or deep in the earth’s core.


Video: TV Ad



Related Stories:

  • Tinker Bell: Honorary Ambassador Of Green
  • The Kids Guide To Global Warming
  • Tinker Bell And The Lost Treasure
  • Solar Energy


  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    Kat1904

    Kat1904 wrote:

    /Your Not So great only 3 year olds like yoi
    commented: Mon Feb 27, 2012

    ShiningGlitter
    there is always that energy.gov website and letsmove.gov it so annoying >:( anyways ...
    commented: Sat Nov 05, 2011

    Kairy1

    Kairy1 wrote:

    REALLY NO MORE TINKER BELL PLZ TIMMY IS BETTER
    commented: Sat Nov 05, 2011

    there are 11 more comments

    Please login or register to add comments

    share with your friends


    Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F1155663048906

    How Much Energy Will We Use By 2015?

    • 50 percent more than today.
    • 20 percent more than today.
    • 25 percent less than today.
    • 100 percent more than today.

    related stories

    Random in the forums

    aswarora123
    my b day on 29th jan
    reply 3 minutes
    sorry_4_party_rockin
    Stahp the Keyboard abuse ;-;
    reply 16 minutes
    jayjayisokaybaybay
    reply 16 minutes
    Hardly-Jeff-Hardy
    nooooooooooooooooo
    reply about 1 hour
    SapphireAqUA
    SapphireAqUA posted in General:
    sry
    reply about 1 hour

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    157262_(2)

    When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...