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Life Maths – Solar Panels

26 July, 2010

In the interests of being environmentally friendly and frugal, we recently had solar panels installed.

solar panel installationEver since we’ve been checking the meter readings – both our gross power used and the solar power produced.  We’ve been checking them daily.  Or more often.  Which has given us plenty of real life applications for maths – particularly addition and subtraction.  Our children have been excited to read the meter for me and work out how much power we’ve produced.

I love to see them get excited about maths!

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