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A Bang Goes the Theory special event showing how much electricity we use without even thinking about it. The gang attempts to power a house for a day using only human pedal power.

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.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 12 Jun 2010 20:15

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Role Contributor
Producer Clare Mottershead
Producer Clare Mottershead
Producer Rachel Coughlan
Producer Rachel Coughlan
Executive Producer Sanjay Singhal
Executive Producer Sanjay Singhal

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OU on the BBC: Explore science

OU on the BBC: Explore science

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