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Charged Up! The Power of Electricity

This prezi is a teaser to a unit on electricity and the way in which its development has transformed society.
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Carol Humm

on 1 December 2012

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Transcript of Charged Up! The Power of Electricity

Charged Up!
The Power
of Electricity Have you ever thought about all
of the ways you and your family
use electricity everyday? refrigerator television lights computers What do you think
"Leisure with Electricity" means? What would you do without electricity? What would you do without electricity? How do you think people
throughout time have used
and understood electricity? How do you think electricity has
shaped people's lives over time? What would it
have been like to walk at night before lamp posts? How did people
communicate with each other
before the telephone? How did people store and cook their food before electricity? What jobs were created... ...destroyed... ...and changed... ...all due to electricity? How do you think electricity has transformed society? How does electricity impact your life? Let's explore! by Carol Humm Teaching with Primary Sources Bibliography Bibliography Herald News Company. (1919, November 8). El Paso herald. (El Paso, Tex.) 1901-1931, home edition, “made in El Paso” section, image 33. Retrieved from http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88084272/1919-11-08/ed-1/seq-33/ Horydczak, T. (1920-1950). Electric Institute of Washington. Stocked refrigerator. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/thc.5a45013 Horydczak, T. (1946, August 8). Electric Institute of Washington. Copy of lesisure with electricity advertisement. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/thc.5a40783 Lowe, J. (1986). 19. Yazoo backwater pumping station model, yazoo river basin. Electronics engineer at data collection computer room. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.ms0176/photos.094060p Mason, C. (1763-1785). B. Franklin of Philadelphia L.L.D. F.R.S./ M. Chamberlin pinxt; E. Fisher fecit. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10083 Bibliography Rothstein, A. (1942, June). Knox County, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Cows are milked by electricity on the Broadcare Dairy Farm. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8e05065 Rothstein, A. (1942, June). Lauderdale County, Alabama. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Julien H. Case repairing the transformer which brings TVA electricity to his farm. Case uses 900 kilowatt hours each month. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8e05056 State Capitol, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Entrance to House of Representatives by electric light. (1906). Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b37878 Waud, A.R. (1862, December). Signal telegraph machine and operator—Fredericksburg. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.21043 Young woman posed with a telephone. (1915, November 19). Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b36188 Alexander Graham Bell at the opening of the long-distance line from New York to Chicago. (1892, October 18). Retrieved from http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/00650383/ Bache, R. (1918, June 23). Our heat and power direct from the coal mines. The Washington Times. Retrieved from http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026749/1918-06-23/ed-1/seq-20/ Edison, T. (1880). Thomas Edison’s electric lamp patent drawing and claim for the incandescent light bulb. Retrieved from http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/gilded/jb_gilded_edison_3_e.html Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc. (1945, August 27). Sterling Advertising Agency, Inc., 70 W. 40th St., New York City. Jordan Marsh lamp II. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/gsc.5a12870 Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc. (1950, July 12). Hilda Kassell, E. 53rd st., New York City. Father reading newspaper, two children viewing television. Retrieved from http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/gsc.5a19812
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