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It’s packed full of useful information about electricity and keeping safe for 7 – 14 year olds, teachers and parents.
Learn about batteries, circuits and keeping safe with electricity. Play the Circuit Builder and take the Electric Journey!
Find out how electricity gets to your home and how to stay safe near power lines. Take the Electric Journey and explore how electricity gets from power station to plug socket!
Lesson plans, interactives and downloadable resources to help teach your pupils about electricity and electricity safety.
Before you climb any trees, always check there are no overhead lines nearby. If you get too close to an overhead line, you could be electrocuted.
Electricity used at home is metered in 'units' or kilowatt hours (kWh). Each unit is the same as 1,000 watts of electricity used for 1 hour. 1 unit = 1kWh.