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Electric Art

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.

The Hamilton website also hosts a wealth of other free resources.

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