Electricity

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Power can be generated from renewable sources such as sun, wind, water, geothermal and biofuels. Learn more from these resources covering circuits, power generation and stations, experiments, conductors, insulators, uses and safety. SCIS no. 1819477

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Exploring solar power

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Electric math

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Keep safe

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How electricity works

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Electricity in nature

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Circuit workbench

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Six-foot electric eel

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Hydropower 101

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Electricity

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Geothermal energy

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Electricity for kids

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Electric circuits

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Electricity

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Radio, Cromwell brand

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Electric tram

Electric tram, Roslyn Dunedin

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Electrical circuit diagram

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Electric shock

ELECTRIC SHOCK (Evening Post, 27 September 1937)

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Lake Coleridge power station

Interior of Lake Coleridge power station

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Inventor, Frank Cresswell

Inventor, Frank Cresswell - Photograph taken by Greg King

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Electric lighting at Reefton

ELECTRIC LIGHTING AT REEFTON. (Otago Witness, 10 August 1888)

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Wairakei Geothermal power station

Wairakei Geo-thermal Power Station

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Making ends meet

Making ends meet with electricity. 22 May 2009

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Electric power station

Electricity power station

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Solar-power panel, Antarctica

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Brooklyn wind turbine

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Clyde dam

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Electronics factory

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The Slipper bath

The slipper bath

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Underground power lines

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Electric train

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The electric fence

Electric fence

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Curious application of electricity

CURIOUS APPLICATIONS OF ELECTRICITY. (Mataura Ensign 4-7-1905)

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Electric shocks

ELECTRIC SHOCKS. (Taranaki Daily News 7-5-1914)

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Auckland power fails

Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Auckland Power Fails. 6 October 2014

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Saving energy with appliances

Saving Energy With Appliances

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Transmission project commissioned

Transmission project commissioned by PM

Radio New Zealand

Smart energy meters

Keeping tabs on the power bill

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Disposable batteries

Disposable batteries - which ones are best?

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Castle Point lighthouse plan

Castle Point Lighthouse, 1911 plan

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Early TV studios

TV studios

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Solar energy

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Lightning explained

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Photovoltaic roofs

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Power

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Using electricity

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Electricity

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Wind and solar power

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Flight

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Renewable energy

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