Our science topic is 'Electricity'. We will learn more about the different components in a circuit and how to draw simple circuits using the correct scientific symbols. We will also investigate how changing components affects how a circuit functions.
The videos and links below will give you more information.
An introductory video to introduce the basics of electricity to primary school children. 1. What is electricity? 2. How do we use it? 3. How does it reach us?
In this video we learn how electricity works starting from the basics of the free electron in the atom, through conductors, voltage, current, resistors, led, to capacitors and transformers.
Have you ever wondered how you can turn the light on in your house? Or maybe why you can push a doorbell and it makes a sound? This happens because of circuits! Join Jessi and Squeaks as they learn how circuits work, and make their very own!
Brad explains everything about the history of the light bulb - it was a long way from the discovery of fire till the first electrical lightning.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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