Science - Key Stage 2 (7-11 year olds)
Light and Electricity
An 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 Conductors Flash
Circuit 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 Circuits Tablet-friendly
Online 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 Circuits Flash
A great interactive learning tool designed to support the teaching of electric circuits and conductors.Shadows Flash
A useful site to demonstrate the concept of shadows with good animations. It looks at how the position of the Sun affects the length of shadows in Summer and Winter.Switched On Kids Tablet-friendly
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.