Virtual Field Trip: Electricity!

Learn how electricity is produced, where our electricity comes from in Los Alamos, and explore electricity by making an electromagnet yourself in this virtual field trip from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities.

Click the links below to take our electricity field trip!

1) Watch this video and take notes using our Guided Notes worksheet.

2) Hands-on Activity: Build an Electromagnet

3) Outdoor Activity: Animal Survival in Winter

Share your experience with us! Email us at to share your pictures and stories from this virtual field trip.

If you’re a teacher, contact to schedule a virtual visit to build electromagnets.

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