Switched on Kids
A great explanation of how electricity is made and how to use it safely.
Written to be use on a smart board, this resource explains how electricity is used.
Children use their knowledge of simple circuits to help repair the robot's spaceship.
Circuits and Conductors
An online experiment where children put different objects onto a circuit to see if it conducts electricity to make the light turn on.
An online experiment where children change a circuit to make a light bulb shine brighter.
Energy is Everywhere
Children look around a virtual world and see where different energy is use.
Match the Resources
A simple drag and drop activity where children sort resources into non-renewable, renewable or inexhaustible.
Dangers in the Home
Children look at pictures of a kitchen, lounge, bedroom and garden and find the unsafe use of electricity and other dangers.
How do we Make Electricity?
A great tutorial that explains in very simple terms how electricity is made.
What is Electricity?
A resource designed specifically for the smart board to promote class discussion and explain what electricity is.
A online experiment where children change parts of a circuit to make a light switch on and an electric motor turn.
How a Battery Works
A great explanation and demonstration on how a battery works.
A great resource that investigates making electrical circuits.
A tutorial that explains sources of electricity and how electrical circuits are made.
Energy and Global Warming
An informative resource which investigates how our energy usage impacts our environment.