Books and activities to support science unit
Discover electricity and battery facts and find out which materials conduct. Understand how circuits work and the safe use of electricity.
The pack contains 25 resources including books, flashcards, vocabulary lists and a selection of activities for individual and groups.
Factsheet that gives information about batteries.
Factsheet that gives information about electricity.
Four differentiated investigation plan recording sheets and teacher’s lesson plan for a scientific investigation into electrical conductors.
Lightbulb Brightness Investigation
Four differentiated investigation plan recording sheets and teacher’s lesson plan for a scientific investigation into lightbulb brightness.
Display Flashcards A4
Large flashcards to display in the classroom.
Display Flashcards A5
Small flashcards to display in the classroom.
Vocabulary linked to the electricity section of the science programme of study.
Symbol Word Cards
Visual supports to print and use for vocabulary games.
Small symbol sheet to show vocabulary overview for electricity subject area.
Key vocabulary including word definitions.
Electricity wordsearch and answer sheet.
Electricity crossword and answer sheet.
Identify Open and Closed Circuits
Activity to identify electrical circuits that are open or closed.
Match Circuit Symbol to Word
Activity to match the electrical circuit symbols to the words.
Name Parts of a Circuit
Activity to name the electrical circuit symbols.
Factsheet that gives information about how to stay safe with electricity.
Sorting Activity Mains or Battery
Activity to identify objects that are powered by batteries or by mains power.