http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/302/deploy/interface.html

Explains and shows how a battery works.

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/electromagnets/

Great interactive site working with magnets and electrical currents. Students figure what they need to pick up a certain amount of paper clips.

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/520/deploy/interface.html

Great demonstration of how a motor works.Very good visuals. Good to do with whole group.

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/energy/energy_efficient/index.cfm

Interactive information game that allows students to see how much energy they can save

http://www.learningcircuits.co.uk/

Good site to learn all about circuits, some what interactive and can be used as a whole class learning tool.

http://www.switchedonkids.org.uk/

Good site to teach and and review electricity and how to use to safely

http://www.ngflcymru.org.uk/vtc/using_electricity/eng/Introduction/default.htm

This activity is designed to introduce pupils to the idea that some everyday objects need electricity to work.It is an interactive site for smart board.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/activities/conductors.shtml

Good site that discusses electrical conductors includes online quizzes and videos.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/activities/changing_circuits.shtml

Good site that discusses electrical  circuits includes quizzes and videos.

http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/siliconspies.htm

A great game/interactive site for students to learn about electrical concepts

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/wattsthat_flash/index.html

A game like Jeopardy that asks variety of science related questions not necessarily about electricity

http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/

Great site for electrical circuit concepts lots of diagrams and activities

http://www.cleo.net.uk/resources/displayframe.php?src=207/consultants_resources%2Fscience%2FcircuitWorld%2Findex.html

Build and test your own electrical circuit with Cleo in circuit world. Great site.

http://www.crucialcrew.org/electricity/

Click on the bottom for specific topics.

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/energy_flows.aspx

A sequencing game that allows students to figure out orders of different objects to make an electrical current flow

http://www.mhschool.com/science/2008/student/na/scienceinmotion/Common/SIM.html?Module=../Grade5/Chapter12-ParallelCircuit/

A video showing how to do/make parallel circuits

 

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