Electricity is a form of ENERGY - it CHANGES THINGS. We use electricity every day and expect it to be there at the flick of a switch!
Using electricity, we can do jobs in minutes which would otherwise take hours and lots of effort - think of things like washing machines, computers, vacuum cleaners - amazing!
The electricity we use in our homes and at school comes from two sources, the mains (plug in) and batteries:
Electrical energy flows through wires and cables to reach our towns, homes, televisions and other appliances.
Let's explore how they use electricity.