Teacher Lesson Ideas

Do You Know Where the Electric City Is?

Students work with the Anderson County Museum to learn about the role of William Church Whitner in turning Anderson into the Electric City.  These fifth graders learn how the invention of electricity changed their community and reflect on it still affects their lives today.  The lesson is concluded with a trip to the museum where student look for evidence of the Electric City.

Delisa McCall
Starr Elementary
2003 Upstate Institute

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