Learn About Electricity: Learn the basics of electricity as a form of energy, what is a power source, a circuit and a conductor or insulator. Better yet, the pictures make it easier to understand these concepts.
Let Schoolhouse Rock introduce you to some of the people that made important discoveries in the history of electricity.
Any object that attracts iron is said to be a magnet.
A Group Of Magnets. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 6 Mar 2014.
Electrostatic Generator. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 6 Mar 2014.
Simple Electrical Circuit. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 6 Mar 2014.
What? Homemade playdough that you can use to build electric circuits? And another recipe for making dough that insulates? How cool is that!
Watch the video to see how it works then whip up your own batch and start hooking up the electrodes and batteries. Recipes can be found at the Squishy Circuits website.
Test your Magnet Mastery - try this quiz to see just how much you know about magnets!
Think you are an Electricity Expert? - quiz your knowledge of electrical circuits and see how well you understand them.
What's your Conductor Comprehension factor - take this quiz and see where your understanding is at.