Electricity and Energy

Strand: Physical Sciences

Electricity and Energy program content

Energy use and electricity are crucial in our daily lives. Imagine life without mobile phones, computers, ATMs and air conditioners. Find out about energy in the home, electrical circuits, batteries, switches, light globes, heaters, conductors and insulators. How can we use the sun, wind, water and even rubbish to produce electricity? Finish with the explosive energy of flour.

Australian Curriculum

Year 6 – Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity.
Year 6 – Electrical circuits provide a means of transferring and transforming electricity

Sustainability – cross curriculum priority

Primary Science Understandings

  • Yr5 – Electricity
  • Yr6 – Energy

What the teachers said about the Electricity and Energy show

“The children enjoyed the show and were able to recall lots of ideas. It gave us direction for our energy learning and we found the worksheet ideas helpful for us to design our own.”
St Kieran Catholic Primary School