6th Grade – SCIENCE – Unit 5 (Electricity & Magnetism)

High-tension power lines in Münster by Guido Gerding (not a student)

Dear 6th Graders,

I know you hold a magnetic attraction for Science 😀 That’s why I have put together a lot of interesting stuff related to our new unit, Electricity and Magnetism. If you click on the image below you will get a bigger view of the fantastic picture Dani (6t Grade B) has made to illustrate the topic.

Daniel Solis 6th Grade B

If you click HERE you will navigate through the concept map I have made. You can also download a printed version of the map from HERE. If you need to download Java you can do it from here.

Bar Magnet by Aney (not a student)

These are some interesting websites:

· In this simulation you have to put the correct objects into the correct sequences to make the energy flow: here

· Looking at simple circuits: Here

· Test your knowledge of electricity: Here

· See if you can guess how bright the bulb will be in each of these circuits: Here

· Can you drag the wires and bulb into place to make the bulb light up?: Here

· Learn more about electrical conductors with this game: Here. And you can check what you have learned Here

· Another cool game: Here

· Learn everything about magnets and magnetic forces Here

I have also found these cool videos:

This one introduces the concept of an electric circuit. It describes the difference between an open and closed circuit:

Understand parallel circuits:

Magnetic field of a magnet:

I hope it’s useful.


So say we all!!