Teachers - Electricity

Informational Sheets and Booklets

Electricity Basics

The informational booklets below contain information about atoms, charge, generating electricity, transporting electricity, the electric grid and other topics related to electricity.

For elementary school students

For middle school students

For high school students

The History of Electricity

This informational handout contains information about historical figures involved in discovering and learning to use electricity, including Ben Franklin, Michael Faraday, Alessandro Volta, Thomas Edison and many more.
Recommended for middle school and high school students.

Measuring Electricity

This informational handout contains information about current, resistance, voltage, power, energy and other concepts involved in measuring electricity.
Recommended for middle school and high school students.

Activities

Electricity Basics

The activity handouts and booklets below ask students to recall information about electrical charge, the history of electricity, measuring electricity, and other related concepts.

Elementary School

Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 3

 

Middle School

Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 3

 

High School

Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 3

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