How do the lights in your bedroom turn on and off? Who changes the street lights or the lights in a stadium? An electrician. 

An electrician is a person who installs, operates, maintains, or repairs electric devices or electrical wiring. Jen digs in and works with an electrician to learn all about how she installs a light, changes an outlet, and how she works both on a team and independently. 

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Discussion Questions

  • Do you like having a schedule or a routine?
  • Would you prefer to work inside or outside?
  • Does ever house or building have a circuit breaker?
  • What's the difference between 2-prong and 3-prong outlets?
  • Are you afraid of heights?
  • What kinds of tools have you used?
  • Do you work well on a team? Or do you like working more independently?

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