Power Plant trip yesterday with my 9th graders. We went to see a local steam station - a great opportunity for them to get to see where electrical power comes from. However, before you get trapped on the roof, make sure that the elevator is free to come back and get you - it is not fun to walk down seven flights of grated stairs with a panicking student.
My group (including our bus driver). There were two other groups as well as they split the class of 21 students into smaller ones for the tour.At the right you can see inside the running furnace.
River outside the plant:
Explanation from our tour guide: