PowerTown Electrical Safety Demos

Take a trip to PowerTown – Electrical Safety Demonstration

In many ways, PowerTown is like our town. Cars travel the roadways; people work in their yards; children fly kites. Everything runs smoothly.

However, life can get very dangerous when you consider that the residents of PowerTown are very careless around electricty.

What is PowerTown?

Several images: children watching presentation, figurine, electricity safety demonstration equipmentCreated with safety in mind, PowerTown simulates the many ways people can be injured by being careless around electricity. Using a variety of different scenarios, the demonstration teaches children about the path of electricity and how to stay out of that path.

  • PowerTown is an electrical safety program for fourth graders; however, we can adjust the material for any age group including adults.
  • PowerTown uses a model to demonstrate real-life scenarios involving electricity and explain how to stay safe in these situations.
  • PowerTown is free and can be arranged to come to your classroom.
  • We will bring everything we need to engage the class in an active demonstration of electrical safety. All you need to provide is an electrical outlet.
  • PowerTown may be scheduled by contacting Catherine Cronin at Vera Water and Power at ccronin@verawaterandpower.com or (509) 227-6824.
  • The program typically lasts 30–45 minutes, depending on questions.