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CLIP 1646

The dangers of electricity

The dangers of electricity

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Key Info
  • The dangers of electricity
  • Duration: 01:19
  • The dangers of approaching a powerful source of electricity are demonstrated. Includes images of dangerous sources of electricity which children might see in their local environment. To demonstrate the dangers of electricity, a dummy is moved towards an electricity cable and is struck by electrical sparks. The importance of following the instructions on the warning signs is explained.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: electricty, electrical cables, voltage, sub stations
Ideas for use in class
  • In a whole class lesson introduction warning of the dangers of electricity. After watching the clip pupils could design a poster warning of the dangers of sources of electricity.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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