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SCIENCE
Science in Focus: Physical Processes 2
 
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Electric City
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Electric City

Aims

To provide information on:

  • how electricity is generated
  • a hydroelectric dam
  • energy losses in power lines, and the need to transmit at a high voltage
  • the reasons for using transformers
  • the environmental impact and renewability of hydroelectric power
  • the efficiency of neon lights