This half term the children have been learning about electricity.
Choose a scientist, research them and then create a poster all about their discoveries related to electricity.
Appliances: fridge, freezer, TV, computer, iron, kettle, etc
Components: battery, bulb (lamp), bulb (lamp) holder, buzzer, crocodile clip, leads, wires, switch
Describing words: brighter, duller, slow, fast, quiet, loud
Effects of electricity: Light, sound, movement, heat
Switches – open, close
Benjamin Franklin (1706-90)
Charles Augustin Coulomb (1736-1806)
Alessandro Volta (1745-1827)
Andre-Marie Ampere (1775-1836)
Benjamin Franklin Showed that lightning is caused by electricity
Charles Augustin Coulomb Invented instruments to measure forces between charges
Alessandro Volta Invented the first battery
Andre Marie Ampere Measure the amount of current flowing in a circuit