Ontario Power Authority provides a site for kids that lets you learn about electricity in your home and how you use electricity.  Read lessons, play games, and take quizzes on all things electricity.

Ontario Power Authority provides a site for kids that lets you learn about electricity in your home and how you use electricity. Read lessons, play games, and take quizzes on all things electricity.

Just How Small is an Atom? Just how small are

Just How Small is an Atom? Just how small are

Just how small is an atom? - Best atom video I have ever seen! This fast-paced animation uses spectacular metaphors (imagine a blueberry the size of a football stadium!) to give a visceral sense of the building blocks that make our world.

Well this was very boring but good in any case of basic electricity review...can also definitely be simplified for younger kids!

What is Electricity?

What is Electricity? - learn.sparkfun.com

What is Electricity?

Static electricity - What creates static charge & static shock? Learn how to create & eliminate it

ballon , haar en een muur Static electricity - What creates static charge & static shock? Learn how to create & eliminate it

Science on the Brain - Great ideas for experiments with accompanying videos.  http://marshallbrain.com/science/all.htm

Science on the Brain - Electromagnets - How can electricity create a magnet? In this video Marshall Brain demonstrates how to make an electromagnet. Watch it, then explore the rest of the site to learn lots of other cool science.

great  resource for more info on green energy sources and how they work for kids

Energy and kids: Energy facts and much more. Beginning back before people could read and write, fire was discovered to be good for cooking, heating and scaring wild animals away.

This graphic organizer is a great way to introduce or review the Electromagnetic Spectrum and makes an awesome addition to your interactive notebook.  You as the teacher can determine how much and what specifically your students need to include.  For instance, in an 8th grade class, students will focus mainly on how the electromagnetic spectrum is used to gather information about the universe and objects in space.

Electromagnetic Spectrum Sketch Notes

GREAT Visual of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. While light and other electromagnetic waves do not require a medium and can travel through a vacuum, they can travel through some media, such as clear glass.

If children are “engineering” their very own original designs, then they are doing the “E” in STEM. It’s the application of their prior knowledge in science, mathematics, and utilization of technology that they apply in order to create! All children are natural “STEMists!” #STEM #science #EngineeringDesignProcess

If children are “engineering” their very own original designs, then they are doing the “E” in STEM. It’s the application of their prior knowledge in science, mathematics, and utilization of technol…

What is electricity and where does it come from? - Switched on Kids

What is electricity and where does it come from? - Switched on Kids

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