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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 for details of activities that you can try at home, including energy saving tips and activity.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 12 Jun 2010 20:15


Role Contributor
ProducerClare Mottershead
ProducerRachel Coughlan
Executive ProducerSanjay Singhal

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