Mystery 6: What if there were no electricity? Assessment
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by Mayra Orozco
| 8 Questions
Note from the author:
Mystery Science Energizing Everything
1
7 pts
1. Select the things that would stop working during a power outage (when the electricity goes out in your neighborhood or city)
cash register
lamp
cell phone
microwave
faucet
ceiling fan
air conditioning
car
TV
bus
2
4 pts
Explain how you decided which items would stop working. How are they different from the items that kept working?
Can you think of examples of how electrical energy is used to create different kinds of energy? Try to come up with at least one additional example for each one.
3
2 pts
A. Light? (ex: flashlight)
4
2 pts
B. Heat? (ex: oven)
5
2 pts
C. Sound? (ex: radio)
6
2 pts
D. Movement? (ex: metro)
7
4 pts
3. Draw the wire connections between a battery and bulb so that the bulb will light up.
8
4 pts
You created a flashlight using aluminum to connect a battery and lightbulb. Why was aluminum a good material to use?
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