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Third Taxing District

2 Second Street
Norwalk, CT 06855

Where does our electricity come from?

Where does our electricity come from?

When you turn on a light, play a computer game or watch TV, it’s electricity at work! Where does our electricity come from? Answer: LOTS of places! Non-Renewable:  Coal (Fossil Fuel)  Natural Gas  Nuclear Power Renewable:  Sun (Solar)  Wind  Water (Hydro) ...
Electric Animals

Electric Animals

Bees Yes, bees! It’s not just the smell and colorful petals of flowers that attract bees… a bee can often tell if one’s been already visited by a bee due to a change in the flower’s electric charge. Stargazers Have you ever heard of this spiny fish? The...
A fantastic holiday season filled with toys

A fantastic holiday season filled with toys

DEC. 21, 2021 Charlotte’s Web of Prayer/Dylan’s Army came by the TTD offices today and picked up all the toys from the toy drive. A warm and hearty THANK YOU to everyone who contributed! Have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New...
Why do Electric Plugs Have Holes?

Why do Electric Plugs Have Holes?

Nobody really ever thinks about this, but why do electrical plugs have holes in them? Back in 1913, a scientist and inventor by the name of Harvey Hubbell patented the United States electrical plug socket. He was the original inventor of the two holes in US plugs...
Hydropower Energy

Hydropower Energy

Hydropower Energy What is hydropower? Hydropower is power that is generated from moving water such as rivers.   Renewable Energy Hydropower is a renewable energy source. This means that using a dam or a river to generate electricity doesn’t use up any...
Some words you need to know!

Some words you need to know!

Power Stations This is a place where electricity is created and sent to our homes and other places where it’s needed. Furnaces An enclosed structure that makes things very hot. Turbines This is a machine that creates continuous power in which a wheel, or something...