Colorado Reader January 2020: Fueling your life (Electricity) | Page 2

How we make electricity! Types of generation Solar Oil Wind Nuclear Natural gas Hydro Electricity makes the way you live possible. It keeps your home warm, lights on, video games working, computers and cell phones charged, ice cream frozen—it touches your life in almost every way! Coal We make electricity from many resources and it takes many skilled men and women in hundreds of different jobs working together. Q: What did the baby light bulb say to the mommy light bulb? A: ______________________________________ “I love you watts and watts!” 2 - Colorado Agriculture in the Classroom