Transformers and the National Grid

Understand the science behind the path electricity takes to our homes. The video shows how the role of transformers is important to the efficiency of the system. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • The resource use sketches as examples in notes; label and provide explanations for each step in the process to make the material easier to understand
  • Ask your classes to research the creation of electricity locally and how it reaches individual homes
Classroom Considerations

  • Builds from previous lessons in the series; use in sequence if possible
  • The 12th in a 49-part series of energy lessons
Pros

  • Uses humor within the video for entertainment
  • Defines new vocabulary throughout the lesson
Cons

  • None
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