ELECTRICITY

Electricity worksheet for this page

     **The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits - interactive with activities and quizzes
        (It comes from England so flashlights are called torches)
          http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/

       What is Electricity? from Energy Quest
            
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter02.html
             Energy Games and Puzzles from Energy Quest

Electric Circuits from Great Britain and New Zealand with interactive games
    http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/revision/Science/electricity.htm
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/changing_circuits.shtml
    http://www.hyperstaffs.info/work/physics/child/index.html
    http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities/electricitycircuits.html

What is Electricity? from Energy Information Administration
   http://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=electricity_home-basics-k.cfm

Electricity Pages from Utah Science
    http://www.uen.org/core/science/sciber/sciber5/stand-4/index.shtml

Electric Circuits from Princeton - STC connection
    assessment items, challenge, and web sites
    http://www.princeton.edu/~pccm/outreach/scsp/eleccircuits/index.html

Learn About Electricity from Richmond Power & Light
   http://www.rp-l.com/rplkids.php
       How Electricity is Made
       Electrical Safety
       Lightning

Electricity and Magnetism - Interactive
    http://ippex.pppl.gov/interactive/

Electricity and Magnetism lessons from Scouting Resources
    http://www.scoutingresources.org.uk/badges/scientist/scientist_bookmarks.html

Electricity Activities - http://scifiles.larc.nasa.gov/text/kids/D_Lab/acts_electric.html
   Concept map

Electricity from 42explore -
http://www.42explore.com/electric.htm

Electrical Safety World
http://www.pge.com/microsite/safety_esw_ngsw/esw/index.shtml

           
Thinkquest sites:
      Electricity for All - Thinkquest Junior site
      http://library.thinkquest.org/6075/

      The Shocking Truth About Electricity
      http://library.thinkquest.org/6064/

      Shocking Electricity - http://library.thinkquest.org/5217/

      Another Thinkquest Junior Electricity Site - 
      Light Up Your Life With Electricity
      http://library.thinkquest.org/5516/

      ThinkQuest, Jr. Welcome to the World of Electronics for Children
     
http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/3660/?tqskip=1

AC/DC explained along with info about Edison
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/edison/sfeature/acdc.html

Electrical Circuits from BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/physical_processes/electrical_circuits/read1.shtml
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/changing_circuits.shtml
   Series and Parallel Circuits from BBC
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/energy_electricity_forces/electric_current_voltage/revise4.shtml
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/physics/electricity/circuitsandammetersrev3.shtml

   Circuits and conductors - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/circuits_conductors.shtml
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/ks2_lessonplans/science/circuits_conductors.shtml
   Changing circuits - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/changing_circuits.shtml
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/ks2_lessonplans/science/changing_circuits.shtml
   Energy, electricity, and forces - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/energy_electricity_forces/
   Electricity and Magnetism - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/physics/electricity/

History of the Universe - short electricity explanation
    http://www.historyoftheuniverse.com/electric.html

How A Battery Works from How Stuff Works
    http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/battery.htm
    http://www.energizer.com/learning-center/Pages/how-batteries-work.aspx

Electricity Transmission - how does electricity get from there to here?
    http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter07.html
Electricity from Miami Science Museum - The Atoms Family
    Electrical Safety, Static Electricity, Fruity Electricity
    http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/frankenstein/

Theater of Electricity from the Museum of Science
    http://www.mos.org/sln/toe/toe.html

Exploratorium - http://www.exploratorium.org
                   http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/charge_carry/
                 

Suggested Electricity Sites  from North Canton Schools
    http://www.northcantonschools.org/~elem/electric.htm

Electricity Unit from YPL at UIUC
    http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/YLP/96-97/96-97_curriculum_units/Electricity_KPelak/table_content.html

Sources of energy - lesson plans from ScienceNetLinks
   http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/energy-sources-and-use/
   http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/renewable-energy-sources/
   http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/energy-for-you/
   http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/energy-resources-and-trade-offs/
 

UK Power Networks Power Up!
   Kids 7-11 - Kids 11-14 - Teachers

   http://powerup.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/

                    Electric Current from New York Regents Prep
                      
http://regentsprep.org/Regents/physics/phys-topic.cfm?Course=PHYS&TopicCode=03b

EXPERIMENTS TO TRY:
Make a Battery from a Lemon from Energy Quest in California
     http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/projects/lemon.html
Static Electricity - an explanation and some experiments
     http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/static.html
"Electrical Fleas" experiment from the Exploratorium
     http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/electrical_fleas/index.html

"Super Sparker" experiment from the Exploratorium
     http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/sparker.html

"Remote Control Roller" -  you, a balloon, and a soda can
     http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/roller.html

Shocked Science( needs Shockwave)
     http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspDetail&ResourceID=29
 
    Circuits - http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspDetail&ResourceID=398

Build Beakman's Electric Motor
     http://fly.hiwaay.net:80/~palmer/motor.html

Stripped Down Motor  from the Exploratorium
     
http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/stripped_down_motor/index.html

Short Circuit - What Happens When You Blow A Fuse? 
     from the Exploratorium
     
http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/short_circuit/index.html

Electroscope - http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/electroscope/index.html

 Science Projects
     http://scienceclub.org/kidproj1.html

 Design an Electric Car 
    http://www.miamisci.org/girlsrise/session2/beta/Car.html

Air Propulsion Motor Boat - http://www.kidslovekits.com/projects/CarBoat/index.html
   
Which Batteries Last the Longest experiment
     http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/projects/battery.html

Make Your Own Lightning experiment
     http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/projects/lightning.html

Building A Planetary Rover - circuits
    http://www.life.uiuc.edu/boast1/sciencelessons/rover.htm


Making A Magnetic Toy
     http://www.life.uiuc.edu/boast1/sciencelessons/magnetictoy.htm

Energy Chest from United Kingdom - http://www.energychest.net/
            

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