03/12/2009

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Duration: 1 hour

A Bang Goes the Theory special event showing how much electricity we use and abuse without even thinking about it.

This massive experiment attempts to power a house for an entire day solely through human pedal power - while the unsuspecting family inside go about their normal Sunday routine. Will they drive the Human Power Station to meltdown?

For more ways to put science to the test, go to the Hands-on Science area at www.bbc.co.uk/bang for details of activities that you can try at home, including energy saving tips and activity.

Credits

Producer
Clare Mottershead
Producer
Rachel Coughlan
Executive Producer
Sanjay Singhal

Broadcasts

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The Open University

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