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Topical Tuesdays from The Week Junior – Life Without Electricity Science Resource

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This resource includes a news feature about a power cut that affected a million people in the UK, the biggest in a decade, as well as accompanying activity ideas:

  • Debating whether we are over-reliant on electricity, and if going without electrical appliances for two hours a day would be a benefit
  • Exploring the state of our climate emergency. Is it at such a point that individual rights to electrical items should be forfeited?
  • Writing your own acrostic poem about being stranded at the train station because of a power cut, or writing an instructional piece on what to do if you're in the middle of a power cut
  • Keeping a mini diary of your daily activities to investigate how much power you use

To find out more about The Week Junior and to download its free resources, please go to schools.theweekjunior.co.uk.