SciGirls Connect: Light Bulb Challenge

Ever wonder if those funny looking compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs are really worth it?

Traditionally, incandescent bulbs have been used to light our homes and schools, but they are not very energy efficient. Why? Some of the electricity used is lost to heat. Let your girls see firsthand the difference between the two types of bulbs and encourage them to make the switch!


Science Topics
Conservation & Sustainability, Electricity
K-6, Middle School, Educator
4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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