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Science Unit 2f - Using electricity

 

                                                  This unit is aimed at children in Year 2.

                                                  A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Science Unit 2f: Using electricity.

                                                  For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

 

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for unit

(9 pages)

Vocabulary to be used during this unit

Cards of words that may be used throughout this unit (18 cards / words – 2 on each landscape sheet)

What is electricity used for?

 (6 slides)

To know that everyday appliances use electricity

PowerPoint presentation using animations – to discuss what electricity does in each of the appliances

Find the things that use electricity

 (2 pages)

To know that everyday appliances use electricity

 

Use the large picture of the house to answer questions about electrical equipment inside it.

Sort into electric or not electric

(2 pages)

To identify appliances which use electricity

Cut out the pictures and stick them into the correct category

Bingo game

(21 pages)

To identify appliances which use electricity

Bingo game using electrical appliances – 20 cards + check sheet – laminate for durability

Electricity and safety

(4 pages)

To learn about safety and electricity

Four A4 size pictures of the don’ts of electricity

Safety colouring book

(3 pages)

To learn about safety and electricity

Colour the pictures and write underneath the safety aspect of each picture.

How to use a television safely

(1 page)

To learn about safety and electricity

Decide which out of the given sentences are appropriate or not about using a television

Which is safe?

(2 pages)

To learn about safety and electricity

Choose between each set of two pictures which is safe / not safe – explain why.

Answer the questions about safety

(1 page)

To learn about safety and electricity

Set of questions about electricity and safety

Taking care with batteries

(1 page)

To handle batteries safely

Tick or cross the appropriate phrases about taking care of batteries

Circuits

(2 pages)

to make connections in circuits to the positive and negative poles of the battery

Explanation with pictures for children to follow to make a circuit for light or buzzer

Make a circuit

(2  pages)

to make a complete circuit using a battery, wires and bulbs

 

Follow the pictures to make a circuit – find out which objects are good or poor conductors.

Which bulb will light up

 (1 page)

To explore how to make a bulb light,

To make and test predictions about circuits that will work

 

Some circuits for which a prediction then a test is made and recorded

 

 

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