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Basic circuits, series and parallel and circuit challenges
Introduction to series circuits from, with a quiz and an interactive exercise.
Power up! Circuits
Work through the section on circuits then try building your own!
Electric current and voltage (Bitesize)
Revise charge, symbols, current and voltage then try the activity and take the test.
Learn about components and build circuits on this animated interactive site.
230V and all things electrical
A website full of electrical safety advice and information about electricity.
Bitesize: Charge and current
Read all about charge and current. Then try the activity and do the test!
Bitesize: Circuit Symbols and Diagrams
Read all about circuit symbols and diagrams Then try the activity and do the test!
Bitesize: Series and Parallel Circuits
Read all about series and parallel circuits. Then try the activity and do the test!
Bitesize: Measuring Current and Voltage
Read all about measuring current and voltage. Then try the activity and do the test!
Bitesize: Current in Series Circuits
Read all about current in series circuits. Then try the activity and do the test!
Circuits game (Bitesize)
Use your knowledge of electrical circuits to help MI High's Oscar recover his lost camera
Changing and testing circuits
Find out how changing components affects a simple circuit.
Electrical conductors game (Bitesize)
Find out about circuits and conductors with this interactive activity.
Circuits, conductors and insulators
Test different objects in an electric circuit to see if they are condutors. Then take a quiz.
Build and test your own circuits. Click to pick up a component, place it on a square and click to rotate it.
Find out about the main discoveries in electricity with this electricity timeline.
Blockbuster quiz on electrical circuits
Click on the letters and answer the questions - try to make it across the board!
Lightning - the shocking story
Find out all about lightning with this interactive activity.
Electrical circuits (Bitesize)
Revise circuits and symbols then try the activity and take the quiz.
Follow these instructions to make your own lemon battery.
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