Worksheets and other educational resources to support teaching and learning about electricity and magnetism.

            
     

Electricity and Magnetism

This page contains free worksheets, online activities and other educational resources to help teach electricity and magnetism to children in Key Stage 1 and lower Key Stage 2. Some may be useful when delivering QCA Schemes of Work for Science units 2F: Using Electricity, 3E: Magnets and Springs, 4F: Circuits and Conductors and 6G: Changing Circuits

Electricity and Magnetism Worksheets and Resources
Resource Name Type Resource Name Type
2F - Using Electricity (Y2) QCA Electricity Wordsearch (W1) PDF
Electricity Wordsearch (W2) PDF Electricity Wordsearch (W3) PDF
Electricity Wordsearch nwb (W1) PDF Electricity Wordsearch nwb (W2) PDF
Electricity Wordsearch nwb (W3) PDF Electricity Cloze  PDF
Electricity Cloze nwb PDF Sort the electric and non-electric items IOA
What do you know about electricity quiz* IOA Electrical Symbol Cards PDF
Does it conduct electricity recording table PDF Is it magnetic recording table PDF

* These are original activities created by A.Hayler. Permission is granted for personal or educational use but they are not to be distributed commercially.

       
Electricity and Magnetism Links

BBC Science Clips: Magnets & Springs  -  An online activity and quiz to support this unit.
Chelmsford County High School: Electricity Worksheets for Primary Schools
  -  A small selection of Key Stage 1 Electricity worksheets.
Chelmsford County High School: Electricity Activities for Primary Schools  -  A selection of interactive Key Stage 1 Electricity activities.
Engineering Interact: Magnets  -  Interactive learning activity.
Learning Circuits  -  Flash based activities about electricity and circuits.
Power Up  -  A range of information and activities from EDF Energy.
The Blobz Guides to Electricity Circuits  -  Flash-based information, activities and quizzes.
The Electricity Book  -  From the Birmingham Grid for Learning.
NPower Power Pack  -  A selection of free educational resources to support teaching about energy. With teachers' notes.

 
Recommended Electricity Book

     
Which Switch is Which?: A First Look at Electricity

Authors:  Sam Godwin, Simone Abel (Illustrator)

Synopsis:  Written for Reception and Key Stage 1 children, this book explores the concepts of electricity.

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   Last Updated:  4th October 2006

            

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