Just think of all the ways in which electrical energy is transformed in your life each day. Electrical engineers have truly impacted the way in which electricity is used, including helping to solve problems involved with electricity!
Like many of our third graders, Emily is not alone in "forgetting" to do her chores! Out on her family's Australian station, she would rather be out riding her horse, Flash than filling up the sheep's water trough. But one day, the trough runs dry and Emily gets in trouble! There will be no more riding Flash until she shows her mother that s
Visiting with a family friend, Pete, who is an electrical engineer himself, Emily learns how Pete has rigged up an alarm to remind him when lunch is ready. Emily decides that Pete's solution could easily be her solution, too.
Learning about conductors, circuitry, energy transformations, and schematic diagrams, Emily uses the engineering design process to create and improve her own alarm to remind her to do her chores!