How much do we rely on electricity?

In this lesson, we will learn about mains and battery electricity. We will identify and sort appliances based on whether they are electrical or non-electrical and also whether they are powered by mains or battery electricity. We will explore the idea of a world without electricity.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What component does symbol A represent?
Symbol A

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Q2.What does an ammeter measure?

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Q3.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more cells to the circuit?

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Q4.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more lamps to the circuit?

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Q5.Look at picture 1. It shows the structure of a conclusion. What does the green 'E' stand for?
Picture 1: how to structure a conclusion

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What component does symbol A represent?
Symbol A

1/5

Q2.What does an ammeter measure?

2/5

Q3.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more cells to the circuit?

3/5

Q4.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more lamps to the circuit?

4/5

Q5.Look at picture 1. It shows the structure of a conclusion. What does the green 'E' stand for?
Picture 1: how to structure a conclusion

5/5

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How much do we rely on electricity?

Don't worry if you get an answer wrong. Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.Which of these is a non-electrical appliance?

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Q2.Which of these is a batter powered appliance?

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Q3.With battery electricity you need to inset a battery into the _____________.

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Q4.With mains electricity you need to plug the appliance into a ___________.

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Q5.Are humans reliant on elecricity?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How much do we rely on electricity?

Don't worry if you get an answer wrong. Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these is a non-electrical appliance?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is a batter powered appliance?

2/5

Q3.With battery electricity you need to inset a battery into the _____________.

3/5

Q4.With mains electricity you need to plug the appliance into a ___________.

4/5

Q5.Are humans reliant on elecricity?

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Lesson summary: How much do we rely on electricity?

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