Electricity

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

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

• ## Changing Circuits

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

• ## Using Switches

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

• ## Circuit Switches

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

• ## Insulators and Conductors

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

• ## Simple Circuits

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

• ## Testing Conductivity

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

• ## Using Motors

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

• ## 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

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

• ## Repairing Circuits

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

## New Teaching Resources for Key Stage Two

• 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