This Newsletter is aimed at helping you to help your child with the science of electricity.
We suggest some topic worksheets on various aspects of electricity which will help them to be familiar with this national curriculum subject.
Additionally, you will no doubt be interested in one of the items we have reviewed on electricity to further stimulate your child's interest. Included is: Horrible Science book, KS2 Science Workout, and the Cambridge Brainbox Primary 2 Electronics Kit.
For more worksheets go to our Worksheet Finder and select SCIENCE then the topic ELECTRICITY.
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It is likely that your child will be familiar with batteries, and that they are required to make some of their toys work. This worksheet is designed to be read to your child and then they can fill in the spaces with pictures of items that they think use batteries .
The Light Bulb
A passage for Key Stage 2 about the inventor of the light bulb, Thomas Edison. This worksheet also contains questions based on the text, along with an answer sheet.
Simple Circuits for KS2
This worksheet will show your child how to use Microsoft Word to draw the symbols that you need to use when drawing scientific circuits.
Sources of Electricity
This worksheet is aimed at Key Stage 3 and has 10 questions based on knowledge that you child should already have by this stage. An answer sheet is included.
How Much Does Electricity Cost?
This worksheet gives your child information about how many units of electricity a variety of household items cost to run. Your child must use this information to create a table to show the weekly household usage and cost.
World Book Day, Love it or Hate it?
World Book Day started in 1995 and its purpose was to celebrate authors, illustrators, books and reading but there is an increasing backlash against it. Parents are frustrated at the rising cost of costumes, seeing them for sale after the event for under half the price, and teachers seeing children dressed as television characters with no relation to books or reading. Read more here...
We continually review the best new books published. Shown below are two book ideas on electricty and an electronics kit for primary age children - ideal for you to help your young one! Click on the image to find out more about them.
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