Teach children to save energy and resources
If children learn to use our resources sparingly from an early age, it’s better than a change of habits in adulthood. Here’s how parents teach valuable energy-saving tips.
At the latest since the student strike movement initiated by the Swedish climate protection activist Greta Thunberg "Fridays for Future" is the Climate protection is also on everyone’s mind when it comes to children. Children and young people are raising their voices in peaceful demonstrations around the world Climate policy grievances Attentive and demand Do more to protect and preserve the environment. Make it clear that in the lives of our children the topics Sustainability, ecology, alternative energy and resource-conserving life will play an increasingly important role. That’s why you should Raise awareness of responsible use of natural resources from an early age. Families make a valuable contribution to environmental protection, for example, by saving energy in their daily lives.
What is energy?
Children first need to understand what energy is and why it should be used responsibly. Energy cannot be seen or touched, but we need it in everyday life to survive. Make it clear to your children that electricity can be generated by gas, oil, coal, water, wind or the heat of the sun, for example, and does not simply come out of the socket. All electrical appliances, such as toasters, radios and televisions, consume electricity, but they do not all consume the same amount, but vary in their energy efficiency.