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Science - Key Stage 1 (5-7 year olds)

Light and Electricity

Energy Home Tablet friendly

This 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 Kids Flash

A 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 Home Flash

An 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 Clips Flash

This 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 Light Flash

Activities involving sorting and identifying light sources.

Learning Circuits Flash

Online activities on electricity, circuits, conductors and insulators. There are clear diagrams, information and quizzes. Designed primarily for 8 to 10 year olds.

Using Electricity Flash

Activities to introduce children to the idea that everyday objects need electricity to work. Children need to decide which objects need batteries

Using Electricity Science Clips Flash

Try 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.