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How to demonstrate electromagnetic induction (Practical Physics)
Detailed practical instructions and other notes that explain how to demonstrate electromagnetic induction.
Controlling a nuclear reactor animation
Try to control the reactor when failures occur! Try different sequences then find out how power stations work using the information below.
A comprehensive site about generating electricity and the issues behind it.
Demonstrating power lines video
A video from the National STEM Centre that explains how to do the power lines demo.
The Greenhouse Effect using interactive animations (PhET)
Fun, interactive research-based simulations of physical phenomena that you can download or run from the site – this one covers
Generating electricity activity (BBC Bitesize)
An activity that revises generating electricity.
Global warming (BBC Bitesize)
A site that revises the greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change.
Humans and the environment activity (BBC Bitesize)
An activity that revises the impact of humans and global warming.
Mains electricity safety activity (BBC Bitesize)
An activity that revises wiring a plug, fuses, earthing, choosing a fuse, ac and dc.
Circuits and safety (BBC Bitesize)
A site that revises current, voltage and power, fuses, circuit breakers and earthing.
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