Leisure with Electricity

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Smart Phones. Laptops. iPads. iPods. XBox. PS3. Internet. Television. Microwaves. Refrigerators. Washing machines. Hair dryers. Lights.  We are so dependent on power. What would it have been like to live in a time without electricity? How has electricity changed people's lives? This unit attempts to have students begin to answer the essential question: How has electricity transformed our society?

This lesson is designed for 4th graders studying a unit on electricity, but is suitable for grades 3-5.