Science Unit of Work: Electricity

A 6 week Unit of Work for Electricity including planning, presentations and activities. Interactive, practical and engaging, focusing on developing Scientific Inquiry skills (such as identifying and classifying, fair testing) in addition to content. Children learn about complete circuits, how to make a circuit and a switch, conductors and insulators as well as how to conduct and investigation. Originally designed for Year 4 students but could easily be adapted for older or younger pupils. Designed for the new English National Curriculum although relevant to other curriculums too.

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  • Planning.docx
  • Lesson-2-Introducing-circuits.ppt
  • Lesson-2-To-display-for-independent-activity.docx
  • Lesson-4-Switches.ppt
  • Lesson-3-Will-the-bulb-light.docx
  • Lesson-5-Conductors-and-Insulators.ppt
  • Lesson-5-Investigation-Plan.pdf
  • Lesson-5-Investigation-Results.pdf
  • Lesson-5-Investigation-Review.pdf
  • Lesson-6-Electricity-Quiz.docx
  • Lesson-1-Electrical-and-non-electrical-items-to-sort.docx
  • Lesson-1-Electricity.ppt
  • Lesson-1-Safety-Poster-examples.pptx

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Created: Aug 10, 2018

Unit of work

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