Operating Kitchen Equipment
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DEMONSTRATING WHAT ELECTRICITY IS
The teacher will only need a penny for each person participating. Each student will represent an atom while each penny represents an electron. The teacher shall be the starter of the group. While each atom holds an electron, everything is in balance; but to make electricity, there must be movement. So the starter will hand an electron to the next player who has two electrons. The rule says that each atom can have only one; consequently , the player passes it to the next person until it reaches back to the starter and everything is in balance again.
Electricity is made as long as the electrons are traveling through the circle or current. If the starter receives it again and sends it in the opposite direction around the circle, it is called an alternating current. An alternating current (or movement through the circle) is what powers our kitchen appliances.