When you flick on a light switch or plug in your computer you’re using electricity. But where does it come from and how does it reach your house?

About 40 percent of the energy from all energy resources is used to generate electricity, more than for any other single purpose. Scientific …read more

Source: QUEST eBooks

How Does Electricity Get to Your Home? 21 January,2015Andrea Aust

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Andrea Aust

Andrea is the Senior Manager of Science Education for KQED, where she has been developing science education resources and providing professional learning for STEM educators for more than 10 years. Andrea graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Environmental Science and earned her M.A. in Teaching and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from the University of San Francisco. Prior to KQED, she taught, developed, and managed marine science and environmental education programs in Aspen, Catalina Island and the Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter at @KQEDaust.

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