How an Electric Car Operates (Member Created Video)
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: Learn how an electric car operates. This video was created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, MO.

Type of Video: Story*
Unique Video ID: Transportation-14**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Have students research the differences between electric and hybrid cars and create a graph of these differences.


*Story videos employ a narrative form to highlight a topic, location, or practitioner in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.