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Electricity Basic Lessons and Activities | Paper and Digital

Electricity Basic Lessons and Activities | Paper and Digital

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This set of lessons will get your electricity unit off to a great start. Your students will learn about electricity safety, static and current electricity, open and closed circuits, conductors, insulators, how electricity is produced, resistors, energy efficiency and so much more with only a few moments of prep from you. 

This resource is included in our Grade 5 Alberta Science Bundle. It is also part of our Electricity and Magnetism Bundle.

This engaging and easy-to-use resource includes:

  • complete lesson plans with easy-to-make modifications.
  • student pages.
  • student templates.
  • a digital version with loose text that can be read by assistive technology.
  • photographs of completed pages.
  • reading passages.
  • answer keys and suggest answers.
  • opportunities to extend topics.

 Topics included:

  • uses of electricity.
  • the definition of electricity and types of electricity.
  • components of circuits.
  • open and closed circuits.
  • short circuits.
  • electrical symbols.
  • series and parallel circuits.
  • conductors, insulators, and resistors.
  • how electricity is produced: hydroelectricity, geothermal, wind power, solar power, nuclear power, coal burning, oil/petroleum, fossil fuels, and natural gas.
  • electricity measurements (including reading an electrical meter).
  • energy efficiency (reading EnerGuide labels).

This resource has been classroom-tested with several groups of fifth-grade students.

You will need access to electrical components. 

This resource aligns with:

  • Alberta Program of Studies Grade 5 Science Electricity and Magnetism

This resource supports:

  • any basic electricity unit

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