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# Electricity 3rd-6th Learning Path

By D McDaid

Electricity 3rd-6th
6 resources in this Learning Path

1

### Electricity for Kids

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricity.html Added: 11 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A simple introduction to electricity and electromagnetism, including a timeline and further reading. Contains clear images.

JC Science

#### How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 4. Physical World

Strand unit: 5. Simple Electronic Circuits

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

2

### Energy Kids - Electricity

http://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=electricity_home-basics-k.cfm Added: 11 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Short description explaining the very basics of electricity. Further links to sections on Using and Saving Energy, History of Energy and Games and Activities.

5-6 SESE Science

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Science

Strand: Energy & Forces

Strand unit: Magnetism & Electricity

Suggestions for use: More for background information. The energy Calculator link could be useful in class.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

3

### Make an Electroscope

http://www.mos.org/sln/toe/simpleelectroscope.html Added: 14 Dec 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Experiment

Experiment where pupils make an electroscope which detects static electricity.

3-4 SESE Science

#### How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Science

Strand: Energy & Forces

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

4

### Crocodile Clips Circuit Builder

http://www.crocodile-clips.com/s3_4.htm Added: 03 Dec 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

Free downloadable program which uses pictorial components to build circuits, adding text and images. It examines buzzers, doorbells, motors, lamps etc. Comes with a set of worksheets introducing electric current and circuits. Registration is required. Would also suit older classes.

3-4 SESE Science

#### How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Science

Strand: Energy & Forces

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

5

### Electricity

http://resources.woodlands-junior.k...uk/revision/science/electricity.htm Added: 06 Jul 2015 Contributor: Aoife Whelan Resource type: Game / Experiment

interactive activities based on electricity that can be used on tablets or as a whole class activity on the IWB

3-4 SESE Science

#### How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Science

Strand: Energy & Forces

Strand unit: Magnetism & Electricity

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• become aware of the dangers of electricity
• explore the effects of static electricity
• investigate current electricity by constructing simple circuits
• learn about electrical energy
• observe the effects of static electricity on everyday things in the environment
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

6

### Circuits

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienc.../ages/10_11/changing_circuits.shtml Added: 23 Jul 2015 Contributor: Rory Gibbons Resource type: Assessment / Game / Experiment / Lesson Plan / Simulation

Exploring the elements of a simple circuit; studying the role each element of the circuit plays

5-6 SESE Science

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Science

Strand: Energy & Forces

Strand unit: Magnetism & Electricity

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• become aware of how some common electrical appliances work
• investigate current electricity by constructing simple circuits
• learn about electrical energy
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

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