This resource contains six activities that link to Electricity. In this unit, children take part in a National Sensory Art Association (NSAA) project, working as designers of an electric art installation. These resources are designed for use with mixed age groups classes of Year 5 and 6. Activities include:
- planning a series of electrical circuit investigations, including exploring the effects of voltage on series and parallel circuits.
- exploring how brightness, speed of motor or volume of sound, can be altered and controlled in a range of circuits.
- drawing and annotating a range of circuit diagrams
- creating a working electrical prototype of their electric art
- presenting their design and ideas, explaining it using their electrical knowledge
These activities have been provided by Hamilton Trust as part of their mixed age group science lessons.
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