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How Electricity Works

An animated guide to the science of electricity. It covers how it works, how it is measured, how it reaches our homes and green options.

Pupils
14-18 year olds
Wired

Wired is a free atmospheric puzzle-platform game where you must wire up electrical circuits to get through. It takes about 8 hours to complete and circuits become increasingly complex as new concepts are introduced.

Pupils
14-18 year olds
Wired

Wired is a free atmospheric puzzle-platform game where you must wire up electrical circuits to get through. It takes about 8 hours to complete and circuits become increasingly complex as new concepts are introduced.

Pupils
14-18 year olds
Power Up

A fantastic site where you can find out about electricity and how to use it safely. Learn about things that run on electricity, circuits, where electricity comes from and much more. There are games to play.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
7-14 year olds
Circuit Construction Kit

Put together a circuit and test a switch and different items to see if they complete the circuit.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds
Wired

Wired is a free atmospheric puzzle-platform game where you must wire up electrical circuits to get through. The circuits become increasingly complex as new concepts are introduced and various components have to be used together.

Pupils
14-18 year olds
BP Educational Service Secondary Resources

A wealth of high quality teaching and learning resources related to science, business and geography. Includes interactive activities, information booklets, teachers' notes, lesson ideas, case studies, animations and more. Superb!

Teachers
11-18 year olds
Switched On Kids

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. It works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
5-11 year olds
Q-Files

Q-files is a subscription based online encyclopedia specially designed and written for children. It is also advert free and regularly updated.

Pupils
7-13 year olds
School Physics

This is the website for both students and teachers of Physics whether studied as a single subject or as part of a combined science course and is useful for those in the UK studying GCSE and A level Physics.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
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