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How Did That Get to My House?

You hit the remote control and the TV comes on, flick a switch and the room lights up, enter a question online and the answer appears instantly. How does it all work? This series encourages students to think critically about how things in their homes work and the role technology plays in their communities.

Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Electricity

How Did That Get to My House? Electricity

Describes how electricity is produced and transported from the power plant into homes and offices. More »

 
Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Internet

How Did That Get to My House? Internet

Describes how the internet works, from how content is developed to how sites from around the world are accessible from your home computer. More »

 
Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Mail

How Did That Get to My House? Mail

Describes the postal services and explains how a letter placed in your mailbox can reach almost anyone, anywhere in the world. More »

 
Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Music

How Did That Get to My House? Music

Describes how music reaches your home, from recording, to storage to transmissions. More »

 
Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Natural Gas

How Did That Get to My House? Natural Gas

Describes how the natural gas that is used to cook and heat your home is discovered and transported into your home. More »

 
Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Telephone

How Did That Get to My House? Telephone

Describes how the telephone works. Young readers will gain an understanding on how dialing several numbers on a phone enables them to communicate with virtually anyone on earth. More »

 
Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Television

How Did That Get to My House? Television

Describes how Television programs are developed and transmitted across the airwaves and into homes, schools, and offices. More »

 
Cover: How Did That Get to My House? Water

How Did That Get to My House? Water

Describes how water is transported, treated and stored from its source into homes, schools, and offices. More »

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