Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

Circuits and Components

In this worksheet, students will answer questions about the functioning of components in simple elecrical circuits.

'Circuits and Components' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Electricity

Curriculum subtopic:   Simple Circuits

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

You are forever using things that use electricity - right?  Many of them have to be plugged into 'the mains'.

 

Our homes are wired up to the MAINS - we use MAINS ELECTRICITY every day to make our work easier. Also, the appliances themselves also contain circuits inside them - inside your washing machine, TV, etc. are circuit boards and masses of different circuits.

 

We know that ELECTRICAL ENERGY is changed into, for example:

  • LIGHT
  • SOUND
  • HEAT
  • MOVEMENT

 

 

TV Washing machine

 

 

Because MAINS ELECTRICITY is very powerful and dangerous, we use materials which insulate us and keep us safe when we are using electrical appliances. These materials are NON-METALS, for example: plastics, and are used to cover the metal wires which conduct the electrical energy.

 

Use all this information and your knowledge as you work your way through this worksheet.

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started
laptop

Try an activity or get started for free

  • educational
  • bettfutures
  • cxa
  • pta
  • era2016
  • BDA award
  • Explore LearningTuition Partner
  • tacm