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How Electricity is Used

From Teachers TV, this video is part of the Lesson Planning Pack series. Using the context of a theatre, it gives children the opportunity to explore the different ways electricity can be used. The video is suitable as a short starter activity to challenge children to think about how electricity is used.

Examples of the uses of electricity, shown in the video include:
• lighting
• heating
• generating movement (electric motors)
• computers
• cooking (microwave oven)

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