Week 9 – Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks This week’s lesson is all about cyberattacks. Cyberattacks are malicious Internet operations launched primarily by criminal organizations seeking to steal money, financial data, intellectual property or to simply disrupt the operations of company. Countries also get involved in what are referred to as state-sponsored cyberattacks, where they seek to Read more…

Week 8 – Catastrophes

Catastrophes This week’s lesson is all about catastrophes. A catastrophic event is a natural or man-made incident (including terrorism) that results in extraordinary levels of mass casualties, damage or disruption severely affecting the population, infrastructure, environment, economy, national morale and/or government functions. Tsunamis are just one kind of natural disaster. Watch Read more…

Week 4 – Transformers

Transformers This week you will learn all about transformers. Watch this video about Transformers   What is a transformer? A transformer is a static device that transfers electrical energy from one circuit to another through the process of electromagnetic induction. It is most commonly used to increase (step up) or Read more…

Week 3 – High Voltage

High Voltage   According to Merriam-Webster, high voltage usually means electrical energy at voltages high enough to inflict harm on living organisms. Equipment and conductors that carry high voltage warrant particular safety requirements and procedures. In certain industries, high voltage means voltage above a particular threshold. This week you will Read more…