Some fun electricity facts for kids are electricity travels at the speed of light, it always tries to find the easiest path to ground and it can be produced from wind, water, the sun and even animal feces. Also, two like... More »

One fact about electricity is that it travels at the speed of light, which measures approximately 186,000 miles per second. Despite popular belief, Benjamin Franklin did not discover electricity. He simply proved lightni... More »

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Geothermal energy is formed within the Earth. Geothermal energy is clean and stable, but it's only available near tectonic plate boundaries. Plate boundaries are where volcanic activity and earthquakes occur. More »

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One fact about electricity is that it travels at the speed of light, which measures approximately 186,000 miles per second. Despite popular belief, Benjamin Franklin did not discover electricity. He simply proved lightni... More »

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One fact for kids about solar energy is that it is energy harvested from the sun. When the sun's rays, also known as solar radiation, reach the Earth, the energy is converted using appropriate technology into heat and el... More »

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Electricity travels at the speed of light, which is 186,000 miles per second. This is because electricity is electromagnetic radiation just like light. Electricity is the flow of electrons through a conducting wire such ... More »

There are many different types of electricity, including solar, wind, fossil fuel, hydro, and nuclear. Most of the electricity generated in the world comes from fossil fuel, nuclear and hydro power plants, although, as o... More »