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Electrical Vocabulary Check-up

In this worksheet, students will be checking their knowledge of the vocabulary used to discuss, describe and explain electrical circuits.

'Electrical Vocabulary Check-up' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Electricity

Curriculum subtopic:   Circuit Diagrams and Symbols

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Worksheet Overview

Science vocabulary is important because it allows us, as scientists, to talk about our learning and describe our knowledge and ideas with other scientists.




Some science words have meanings in other subjects, for example, factors, which is also a Maths word.


When we talk about electricity, a CELL is a source of electrical energy, which can also be called a battery. However, being very strict, a battery is made up of a number of cells.


Cell or battery


There are names for the units of measure. The power provided by a battery is measured in Volts. The more Volts, the more energy!


Let's check out that science vocabulary for electric circuits!

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