Energy - Staying Safe
Electricity and heat are both very dangerous!

Energy - Staying Safe

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You have learned about how we heat and light our homes. We use energy to cook and to clean. Different kinds of energy help us. Electricity is very useful. So are gas cookers and stoves. But energy can also hurt us. Electricity can be very dangerous, and anything that is very hot can be dangerous. Do you know the rules for staying safe around the home? In this quiz, we look at energy around the home and some rules for helping to stay safe.

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This is a wood-burning stove. The stove is black in color. The black surface of the stove is:
Very hot
Stoves get very hot. Never touch a stove
Which one of these is always dangerous?
Cold water from the tap
Warm water from the tap
Boiling water
Ice cubes from the freezer
Boiling water is always dangerous
What is this?
A toy
A box of matches
A game
A set of counters
Never play with matches. Leave matches to adults
Maria’s house has an open fire. What do people burn on an open fire?
Coal and wood
Oil and gas
Wool and cotton
Plastic and rubber
Fires can be warm and cozy. But all fires can be dangerous. Never go near an open fire
Harriet is in danger. What is she doing wrong?
Harriet is in the kitchen
Harriet is in a blue jumper
Harriet is pulling a pan off the cooker
Harriet has started school
This is very dangerous. The pan will be very hot. The pan may have boiling water in it. Never get hold of a pan on the cooker
Ellie and Luke are baking. What must they do before they start baking?
Play outside
Play inside
Wash and dry their hands
Run round the kitchen
What do you think Ellie and Luke are baking?
Harry is washing his hands. What must he do next?
Dry his hands
Brush his hair
Run outside
Eat a cookie
Always dry your hands. Never touch anything electrical with wet hands
Amy’s Dad is putting a ____ into a socket.
Never play with plugs and sockets. Leave plugs to adults
This man is cutting grass with a strimmer. What should you do?
Keep well away
Play in the grass
Kick a ball about
Watch closely
Always keep well away from machinery
Adam’s Dad is fitting a safety cover. He is fitting it:
To a light switch
To an electrical socket
To a remote control
To a bulb
Never play with electrical sockets
Author:  David Bland

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