February 7, 2013

Electricity Study Theme

An upcoming science unit for us will be electricity! Here is list of resources that I have pulled together. I hope they help you out!

Books -

DK Eyewitness Books: Electricity

DK Eyewitness Electricity - Yes, another DK Eyewitness book. LOL We LOVE those!

The Usborne Young Scientist Electricity

Usborne Young Scientist Electricity

The Magic School Bus And The Electric Field Trip

The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip (another favorite series in my house)

Reader's Digest ~ How Science Works

Reader's Digest How Science Works

What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?

What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?

Eureka!: Great Inventions and How They Happened

Eureka! Great Inventions and How They Happened

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - read free on We Give Books

Learn About Electricity! (Discover Your World Series)

Learn About Electricity - It was free, now $2.99  for Kindle

How to Teach About Electricity for Ages 8-13 (How To Teaching Guides)

How to Teach About Electricity for Ages 8 - 13 - $2.99 for Kindle

Electricity for Boys

Electricity for Boys - Free for Kindle

Teaching Electricity—Yes You Can!

Teaching Electricity: Yes, You Can! - Scholastic

Printables -

School Express - Electricity

I was lucky enough to grab this  Schoolhouse Rock Science and Social Studies Bundle while it was still on Currclick. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to be on there anymore. :/

Ben Franklin page from Color Me Physics

Ben Franklin School Express

First School Years - Electricity Worksheets

Electricity Lapbook - Homeschool Helper Online - FREE

Electricity Lapbook - Hands of a Child -  ON SALE NOW!!!

Online Activities and Resources -




Squidoo - Electricity Lesson Plan

neoK12 - Electricity games, videos, puzzles

Science With Me - Learn About Electricity

Exploring Electricity - Piwi Princess

Electricity Interactive Fun for Kids

Virtual Field Trip - CalEnergy

Discovery of Electricity Timeline

Energy Kids

How Stuff Works - Electricity

Study Jams - Electricity

To Buy -

Magic School Bus Science Kit - Jumping into Electricity


  1. Thank you for this. I just picked up a Cambridge Brainbox Explorer 2 Electronics Kit from a charity shop still in its wrapper and I'm looking for resources to use it with for my 8 year old and I think what you have put together looks great.

  2. YAY!!! So glad I could help!
    Congratulations on a GREAT deal!!!

  3. This looks like a great list of resources. I pinned it for when we study electricity. Thanks.

  4. Great resource list for an electricity study! Thanks for sharing and linking up to TGIF =-)

    Have a great week!

  5. This looks like a wonderful unit study that you have put together! I pinned this so that I can reference it next school year with my daughter. Thank you for linking up to Hearts for Home Blog Hop this week!

  6. YAY!! So glad you like it!!
    THANK YOU! :)

  7. Jean Fritz AND Magic School Bus in the same theme, SWEET! I love both of those.

    Thanks for linking up to Science Sunday!

  8. Thanks!!!
    Yep, you can never go wrong with those 2! LOL

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