Electricity & Energy

- a sustainable future

Strand

Physical Sciences

Program content

Energy use and electricity are crucial in our daily lives. Imagine life without mobile phones, computers, ATMs and air conditioners. Find out about energy in the home, electrical circuits, batteries, switches, light globes, heaters, conductors and insulators. How can we use the sun, wind, water and even rubbish to produce electricity? Finish with the explosive energy of flour.

Primary Science Understandings

Australian Curriculum

Year 6 – Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity.
Year 6 – Electrical circuits provide a means of transferring and transforming electricity.

Sustainability – cross curriculum priority

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