Kids Safety Corner

Welcome to Alcoa Electric’s web page just for kids! This section will help you learn how to play it safe when it comes to electricity, and let you explore the history of electricity. You’ll see how Alcoa Electric brings electricity to your home and school each day. Have fun!
  1. A History of Electricity in the U.S.

    For thousands of years, people all over the world have been fascinated by lightning. Some wondered how people could put that kind of power to practical use. But it wasn’t until the 18th Century that the path to the everyday use of electrical power began to take shape.

  2. Electricity Terms You Know

    View a list of helpful electricity terms that you can learn, or you may already know!

  3. Power Safety Tips

    Electricity, when handled improperly, can be very dangerous - even deadly. Both lightning and electricity from power plants demand great respect from kids and adults in order to prevent accidents.