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Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in Science for Key Stage Two to teach about using electricity to control devices

  • Quiz Game

    Quiz Game

    Practise using sets of series circuits to build and play a quiz game that works using electricity to indicate answers

  • Changing Circuits

    Changing Circuits

    Investigate and illustrate different ways of changing and controlling devices using electrical circuits

  • Using Switches

    Using Switches

    Explain and record how to build a circuit switch to use in an electrical device to solve a problem

  • Circuit Switches

    Circuit Switches

    Build and test different circuits to record how to control electrical devices using a switch

  • Insulators and Conductors

    Insulators and Conductors

    Identify, describe and compare different materials that have a high or low resistance to the flow of electricity

  • Simple Circuits

    Simple Circuits

    Investigate and record different ways of building simple electrical circuits to control a range of devices

  • Testing Conductivity

    Testing Conductivity

    Investigate and test a range of different materials to identify the most effective electrical conductors

  • Using Motors

    Using Motors

    Devise and test different electrical circuits using motors to complete a range of specific functions

  • Bedroom Alarm

    Bedroom Alarm

    Devise and test electrical circuits that can be used as a pressure switch for a warning signal

  • Households


    Explore different ways of building electrical circuits to power a range of household devices

  • Lighting Bulbs

    Lighting Bulbs

    Create and build a range of different circuits to light bulbs and use other electrical components

  • Repairing Circuits

    Repairing Circuits

    Identify and record different ways of repairing broken circuits by changing and adding components

  • Lengths, Masses and Capacities
    Solve a selection of contextual problems by comparing and converting between different units of measurement for mass, length and capacity
  • Fruit Cocktails
    Convert capacities between litres and millilitres when mixing ingredients for different drinks
  • Changing Lengths
    Measure different lengths around the school and convert between metres, centimetres and millimetres
  • Soup Shopping
    Convert measurements between grams and kilograms to calculate prices of foods needed for different recipes