Can you store electricity in a bottle?
The moment you flick a switch, electricity flows, lighting our rooms and powering our technology. But far from the nearest power point we can still charge up, thanks to batteries.
A short 3 minute video explaining the topic for students.
Digital interactive activities can be used in your classroom in conjunction with the video, or independently.
Worksheets and Classroom Activities
These PDF worksheets can be used in your classroom either in conjunction with the video or independently.
This Q&A worksheet is designed to quiz students on what they have learned after watching the video.
This is a PDF version of the digital interactive found above.
Pulling ideas from across all topics, this crossword worksheet is a simple resource for use in your classroom.
Teacher notes and Q&A answers
By using the resources available for this topic, your students have the opportunity to learn:
- How electrons move through a circuit like cars on a racetrack
- Electrons move from the negative to the positive end of a circuit
- Electrons can be made to move through circuits by turning turbines to drive magnets or by special materials like those used in solar cells
- How electricity can be stored in batteries, big and small
Download the crossword worksheet solutions.
Upper Primary topics are perfect for Australian grade 5 and 6 students and are aligned to Australian curriculums.