Energy HomeThis site looks at what energy is and what uses energy? Find out here by exploring the rooms in the house. A great site with audio and animations that are fun. The site also covers electrical safety and power generation. Superb!
Switched On KidsA really good site written especially for children which looks at sources of electricity and, electrical safety round the home. There are worksheets and activities.
Dangers in the HomeAn interactive Flash fire safety site which explores dangers in the kitchen, living room, bedroom and garden. It would fit in with an electricity topic.
Light and Dark Science ClipsThis Science Clips activity exams different light sources. The accompanying quiz is quite challenging and some prior knowledge of reflective materials would be useful. It has a cut and stick worksheet to go with the activity.
Sources of LightActivities involving sorting and identifying light sources.
Learning CircuitsOnline activities on electricity, circuits, conductors and insulators. There are clear diagrams, information and quizzes. Designed primarily for 8 to 10 year olds.
Using ElectricityActivities to introduce children to the idea that everyday objects need electricity to work. Children need to decide which objects need batteries
Using Electricity Science ClipsTry the full screen option on this experiment which involves getting the bulb and motor to work. The quiz tests pupils' knowledge of electricity. Ages 6 - 7 years.
Energy TownHere you can find out where energy comes from, how to be energy efficient and why saving energy is so important. It looks at simple circuits and how energy gets to the home as well as how to stay safe round electricity.
Changing CircuitsAn interactive whiteboard teaching activity which looks at the use of switches and how to make lights dimmer and brighter. Good for class discussion and for demonstrating circuit diagrams.
Circuits and ConductorsCircuit activities where you can a range of materials to see if you can complete a circuit. See which conduct electricity and which do not. See also how you can change the effect of the power source.
Learning CircuitsOnline activities on electricity, circuits, conductors and insulators. There are clear diagrams, information and quizzes. Designed primarily for 8 to 10 year olds.
The Blobz Guide to Electric CircuitsA great interactive learning tool designed to support the teaching of electric circuits and conductors.
Switched On KidsA really good site written especially for children which looks at sources of electricity and, electrical safety round the home. There are worksheets and activities.
Dangers in the HomeAn interactive Flash fire safety site which explores dangers in the kitchen, living room, bedroom and garden. It would fit in with an electricity topic.