Presentation on theme: "Where does electricity come from? Electricity comes from a power station in Larne called Ballylumford. It travels along long cables on big pylons. Then."— Presentation transcript:
Where does electricity come from? Electricity comes from a power station in Larne called Ballylumford. It travels along long cables on big pylons. Then it reaches a smaller factory which transforms it into 132,000 volts. It keeps doing so until it reaches your home, school or work.
Production of electricity. The effects on the environment Power stations use oil and coal or gas which pollutes the air. But some types of electricity do not pollute the air Renewable energy like Windmills Solar panels Hydroelectricity Nuclear is very clean too but it is very dangerous.
Different types of energy Electricity can be changed into lots of different types of energy. SoundMovementLightHeat
How to make a circuit You need 2 or 3 wires/1or 2 batteries/1 bulb. You put the wires on each side of the battery and then clip them on the bulb handle.You have now made a circuit. To make a bulb brighter you need to put more batteries in the circuit.
Conductors and insulators. Conductors Metal spoon Kitchen foil Metal bracelet Metal badge Anything which is metal is a conductor. This means electricity can go through it. Insulators Plastic pen lid ClothPaperPen An insulator is something which does not let electricity through.
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