The Importance of Energy in Our Daily Life

From the time you wake up to the time you go to sleep at night, energy has affected your life. Energy is important in everyone's life, whether you notice it or not. Without it people would have a harder time waking up and an even harder time getting anywhere. Energy is important whether it's solar energy, mechanical energy, nuclear power, or the energy your body makes that allows you to talk, move, and walk. These are the tasks that we normally do that involve energy, and that we couldn't do with out it.

You wake up to the sound of your alarm clock, in a nice warm home. Energy is important to heat our homes, and most houses have gas, oil or electric heaters. The mechanical energy in a wind up alarm or electric energy in a battery or plug in alarm is important to wake you up.

Energy is needed to heat water, which is used when you take a shower or wash your face in the morning. Just imagine washing your face or taking a shower with ice cold water in the winter. It would be bad. If you brush your teeth with an electric toothbrush, then energy allows your teeth to be clean. Energy even effects when you put on fresh clothes in the morning. Your clothing were probably made in a factory, which was powered by electricity. They may have been washed in an electric washing machine with heated water, and dried in a gas or electric dryer, or dried outside in the sun using solar energy. Almost all the things we use everyday could not be made or used without energy.

Next you may eat breakfast. If you had pancakes or anything cooked, energy from your stove or microwave cooked your breakfast. Now imagine never being able to eat food cooked on a stove. You dinner and lunch couldn't be warm or cooked and would get boring.

Next you will go to school, which involves energy getting there. If you get a ride to school in either a school bus or a car, gasoline is used to power the car. You will probably pass a traffic

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