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Hydropower: How Electricity Gets from the River to Your House

Source: Bonneville Power Administration

Description: an illustrated 4-page overview of how electricity moves from the river to homes

Topics explored: hydro overview, how electricity moves through power lines in the Northwest, substations

Education Level

• High School

Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Biology

• Engineering


• Energy Basics

• Hydrology