Demonstrations of Electrical workings-Car & Home

You have the jumper cables in the car, but are you confident on how to hook it up? If you have not had time to watch it on YouTube, see it here today. Just what does it look like inside the wall outlet box, inside the wall switch, or behind the ceiling lamp? It is not electrician gobbly gook, Find out what is involved to update a an outlet to a newer one, or a safer one, or to update the wall switch? We will go through a mock wiring project. What is used, how it is done. Finally, what actually happens when a hair dryer is dropped into the sink, you might find the reality shocking. You won't hear hear other peoples' thoughts (Mel Gibson), but you will understand electricity better.

Target Audience

Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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  • British Columbia Association of Physics Teachers
    Paul Cheng

    Paul has taught Physics at the Provincial Level for over 25 years, and a number of years at the IB level. Paul has participated at Perimeter Institute's Einstein Plus program, both as a participant and later as a teacher facilitator. Paul's hobbies include working on cars and aviation, thus bringing a hands-on applied aspect to his teaching of Physics.