Use the highlighted web pages to locate information about electricity and answer the questions.
1. What Is Electricity?
a. Electricity is the flow of ______________________________
b. Electrons have a __________________ charge.
c. Protons have a ___________________ charge.
d. Neutrons are _________________.
e. When electrons move among the atoms of matter, a __________
of __________________ is created.
f. Resistance in wire depends on (http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter03.html):
g. _______________ has lower resistance.
h. What are insulators?
i. Name 2 insulators:
2. Electrical Safety - What do you do if there is:
a. an electrical fire?
b. an electrical shock?
c. a downed power line?
d. a power line touches your car?
Find the Hidden
Play the Game Make a Safe Choice
Is Electricity Measured?
How Is Electricity
Choose 4 sources from the list and make a poster.
5. Shocking Stuff-
How come birds on electric wires don't get electrocuted?
6. Time for a quiz: Lightning Safety Quiz
How did you do?
Print the test and test your parents
Go to the Miami Science Museum - Electric Safety
OR Go to the Theater of Electricity at the Boston Museum of Science
If there is time, visit another site on Mrs.
Mitchell's electricity page.
Write the URL. List 3 things you liked or learned.