Introducing circuits

Investigation video, interactive animation, photo slideshow, song sheet and activity sheets exploring simple electric circuits.

Ages
Ages 4-7
Topic
Electricity

Resources

  

Testing circuits video

Video

Short video in which a presenter demonstrates an experiment based around creating and testing circuits (4:53).

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Introducing circuits animation

Interactive activity

Short animation introducing the topic of electricity.

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Electrical objects slideshow

Presentation

Electrical objects image slideshow.

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Electric circuit challenge activity sheet

Worksheet

Worksheet in which pupils predict which circuit will light the bulb, then test whether they're right.

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Electricity hunt activity sheet

Worksheet

Worksheet in which pupils find and draw pictures of things around the home that use mains electricity and batteries.

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Scrambled sentences activity sheet

Worksheet

Worksheet in which pupils help Beepy to unscramble sentences about staying safe around electricity.

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Introducing circuits: Parents' notes

Information booklet

Information sheet for parents on how they can support their child's learning on the topic of electricity at home.

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Electricity songs activity sheet

Worksheet

Songs lyrics to be sung to well-known tunes to reinforce key vocabulary on the topic of electricity.

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Introducing circuits: Teachers' notes

Teachers' notes

Circuits teachers' notes.

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