Electricity: Let’s Investigate

This title supports the following learning objectives for Key Stage 2 science: Identify common appliances that run on electricity; Construct a simple electrical circuit, including cells, wires, bulbs, switches and buzzers; Recognise that a switch opens and closes a circuit and associate this with whether or not a lamp lights in a simple series circuit; Associate the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer with the number and voltage of cells used in the circuit; Recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-78856-043-6
  • Age Group: 7 years plus
  • Series: Science Essentials Key Stage 2
  • Author: Ruth Owen & Victoria Dobney
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • Dimensions: 280 x 210 mm
  • Curriculum Links: Electricity, Non-fiction reading, Science, STEM, Working scientifically
Key Selling Features
• Brings STEM to life • High interest narrative text with numerous fact boxes • Colourful, sophisticated designs and imagery • On-the-page activities and experiments • On-the-page download buttons highlight the availability of online FREE resources • Introduces key science vocabulary • Non-fiction features including: table of contents, labels and captions, glossary and index
Series Information
Series Name: Science Essentials Key Stage 2  Resources
This 10-book series covers the entire programme of study for science at Key Stage 2. It has been designed for students to enjoy and as a helpful resource for teachers planning science lessons. The books encourage students to ask questions and then answer them using scientific evidence and enquiries, such as investigations and experiments. The pages offer discussion topics and critical thinking questions. Each book features “download buttons” that show a free downloadable teacher resource or student worksheet is available for that page.