Electricity, its sources, renewable and non renewable.Science for kids.

Electricity,  its sources, renewable and non renewable.Science for kids.


Hello Everyone, Today we are going to talk about electricity. Stop for a moment and look around. You will
surely see electricity in action. From the cable charging your computer, to
the bulbs lighting up your room, to the kettle that heated your hot chocolate: Electricity
is a key part of our lives. However, it was only recently, with the invention
of the light bulb in 1870, that humans began using Electricity for their benefit. Electricity is nothing but ENERGY. We eat FOOD every day and this gives us ENERGY-
Similarly, ELECTRICITY gives machines and gadgets ENERGY. And just, as our food comes from various sources,
similarly, electricity can come from many different sources; some NON-RENEWABLE and
others RENEWABLE. Non-Renewable sources are those which cannot
be replenished, that is made again in a short period of time. Some examples of Non-Renewable sources are: Uranium
Coal Natural gas and
Oil and petroleum products On the other hand, Renewable sources can be
used over and over again to produce energy without creating waste. That makes these resources
environmentally friendly. Some examples of Renewable sources include
Solar power Water , also known as hydro power
Wind power Geothermal power and
Biomass I will talk more in detail about both these
sources in 2 other videos so let us focus on another key topic: Conserving Electricity. You’ve probably heard the grown-ups in your
house say “Turn off the light!” Have you ever wondered why? Electricity is there whenever we need it,
so it’s easy to forget where it comes from, or how much it costs. Electricity is nothing but ENERGY but it isn’t
FREE. The grown-ups in your house pay for the all
the electricity you use. So Wasting Energy is the same as Wasting Money Wasting electricity isn’t good for the environment
either. Some of the electricity is generated using Non-Renewable resources like coal and
natural gas that cannot be replaced – once we use them up, they’re gone forever. Another problem is that some forms of energy
like nuclear power or coal can cause pollution. So how you can help save Electricity? Some basic things which can help save lot
of electricity are:- Turn off light bulbs and other electronic
gadgets when you are not using them. Use energy-smart light bulbs wherever possible.
Use Washing machine and dishwashers more effectively. (For example use them only when there is a
full load.) Also avoid using dryers. Instead try to use
the sun’s rays to dry clothes. Finally, I leave you with 3 facts about Electricity: Thomas Edison owned the first power plant
ever! The power plant opened in New York City in 1882.
The strength of an electric current is measured in VOLTS and last but not least
Electricity travels at a speed of light that is more than 186,000 miles per second.

19 thoughts on “Electricity, its sources, renewable and non renewable.Science for kids.

  1. this is the best way to introduce to people about what is the difference about non renewable and renewable energy… it may change their way of using energy..

  2. Light travels through empty space at 186,000 miles per second. The electricity which flows through the wires in your homes and appliances travels much slower: only about 1/100 th the speed of light.

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