A Bug’s Light

Electrical Safety

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Grades K-6

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25 Minutes

Show Overview Video

Show Synopsis

A Bug’s Light is a play performed by two professional actors who lead your students through a fun comic book adventure, all while teaching about electricity. In this 25-minute play, local insect hero, Sparky the Wonderbug seeks help from the audience along with fun characters like Adam the Ant and The Butterfly to learn all about electrical safety. Together they defeat the evil villain The Dragonfly, who has been using electricity unwisely all over town. Along with the in-school assembly, student playbooks, teacher guides and online activities are provided to expand upon the educational content of the program.


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Educational Standards

EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

  • Where electricity is made
  • The uses of electricity
  • How to identify dangerous electrical situations
  • How to be safe around electricity

MATERIALS INCLUDED

Teacher Guide The National Theatre for Children

Student Playbook

Teacher Toolkit The National Theatre for Children

Online Teacher Toolkit

Playworks.com Educational Games

Comprehensive e-learning package on NTCplayworks.com