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Physical Science - Middle School

 
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Electrical Safety Electrical Safety at Home Safety should always be kept in mind while working with electricity. Use dry hands while using electrical appliances because water conducts electricity. Keep water away from plugs and electric cords. Standing water near electric tools can be very dangerous. Make sure your home is equipped with fuses and circuit breakers that break the electrical current if too much current starts to flow. keep water away from plugs and wires no standing water around wires no standing water around wires Lightning & Po wer Lines Lightning is a powerful, yet dangerous, form of electricity. If you are caught outside in a lightning storm, stay away from power lines as well as tall trees and structures. Power lines carry high voltage electricity. If these lines are damaged or fall down during a storm, they can potentially cause serious injury. circuit breakers © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4494 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Never touch a downed electric wire!
Electrical Safety Pause and Review Electricity is very powerful and useful, but it can be dangerous if not used properly. Lots of people are hurt and killed each year in electrical accidents. Make a list of electrical safety tips that would help avoid accidents. ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4494 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources.