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What Is Electricity? (05:04)

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Ancient Greeks knew that rubbing amber against cloth would cause an attraction. During a storm, lightning bolts are produced through static electricity. Moving many electrons in an orderly manner produces electric current or dynamic electricity.

Electric Power Stations (02:43)

Power stations can be thermal, nuclear, solar, hydraulic, wind, or sea powered. High voltage cables contain electricity between 100,000- 380,000 volts. Transformers reduce the voltage to 220-240 volts.

Use of Electricity (02:15)

Electrical energy can transform to produce heat, light, mechanical, or chemical energy. Watching this program requires electricity.

Summary (02:51)

The Ancient Greeks knew that rubbing amber against cloth would attract bodies. All matter is made up of atoms that contain a proton, neutron, and electron. Power stations can be thermal, nuclear, solar, hydraulic, wind, or sea powered.

Credits: What Is Electricity? (00:39)

Credits: What Is Electricity?

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What Is Electricity?

Part of the Series : Just the Facts Physics Facts Series
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Description

Electricity is an atmospheric phenomenon present in nature, such as a storm. This program answers the question What is electricity? We’ll cover electric current’s composition and behavior; good and bad conductors; electric, nuclear, and eolic power stations; and lastly, the uses of electricity.

Length: 16 minutes

Item#: BVL155094

Copyright date: ©2013

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