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RI Christmas Lecture 1 - Let There Be Light

Topic: Electricity

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Saiful Islam investigates one of the most important challenges facing humankind – how to generate energy without destroying the planet in the process. A fascinating and stimulating celebration of the stuff that quite literally makes the universe tick, from power for our homes, fuel for our cars and making the most important machine of them all work, the human body.

This lesson for students aged 7–11 is about converting energy and doing work.

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Children will learn:
• To identify the range of common appliances that run on electricity (and rely on batteries)
• To consider where electricity is generated and appreciate that movement is needed in all power stations regardless of the energy source
• To understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future

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