Bright ideas about electricity/background

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Thesis Statement For 'Bright Ideas About Electricity':

When we flick a light switch or tune into our radio, it is easy to forget the science behind these simple routines. Electricity is an important and powerful phenomenon to understand because it powers many important parts of our lives! It is also important to learn more about electricity in order to keep ourselves and others safe. Through this fun and insightful exercise of making a flashlight, we will learn about electric currents, open and closed circuits, conductors, and the reaction that occurs with in a dry cell battery to create the electricity used to power the flashlight. We’ll start with a little background reminder about atoms. Let’s get charged up!