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A Torch and How it Works

In this worksheet, students will investigate the workings of a torch.

'A Torch and How it Works' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Electricity

Curriculum subtopic:   Variations in Functions of Components

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet tests your knowledge of how a torch works.


A battery-operated torch is an example of a simple circuit.


Torch or flashlight


Most torches use metal strips within the circuit, instead of wires.


Use your understanding of electrical circuits to help you work out how a torch operates.

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