Tag Archives: electricity

P14 Electromagnetic Effects


Science Bank 7 (Electricity & Magnetism): you just need part 3 – generating electricity (from 10m 5s to 14m 10s):

Electromagnetic Induction – GCSE Revision:

Two GCSE Bitesize videos:  foundation level – Energy Resources & Transfer – part 3 for electromagnetic effects & higher level – Energy Resources & Transfer – part 2 for electromagnetic effects.


A short (3m 25s) video clip on Electric Motors – A.C. Motors from Clipbank.


Three short video clips from Clipbank: Transformers – Conserving Electricity, Transformers – Changing Voltage & Transporting Electricity.


Two short video clips from Clipbank: Electric Motors – D.C. Motors & Electric Motors – Electric Cars.

P12 Electricity


Science Bank 7 (Electricity & Magnetism): you just want part 1 – static electricity (to 6m 10s):

Three short video clips: Static Electricity (Clipbank), Static Electricity – dangers & uses (Clipbank) & Static Electricity – a 4m 30s revision video form GCSE Bitesize.


Science Bank 19 (Circuits): part 1 – current & voltage (to 5m 25s); part 2 – Ohm’s law (to 9m 30s); part 3 – changing resistance (to 14m 15s):

GCSE Bitesize revises Mains Electricity in a 4m 44s video & covers energy transfers in circuits; mains electricity; electric charge in a higher level video Electricity (18m 25s).

Three older videos: Scientific Eye – Electricity (19m 24s), Scientific Eye – Electricity for the Future (19m) & BBC Short Circuit – Shock Tactics – the uses of electricity (19m).

Science in Focus – Faraday’s Famous Inventions – a 19m video.

How to wire a plug (woodies DIY TV) – 6m 7s.

7J Electric Circuits

A 19m 24s video on Electricity from Scientific Eye:

Mr. Andersen (from Bozeman High School) contrasts series and parallel electrical circuits:

Electricity (Wan2tlkScience?), a 8m 38s video; Science in Action – Electricitya 19m video; Scientific Eye: Static Electricity (19m 28s).

Want to build your own circuits at home? Try this site for Science simulations:


or just click & run from here:

Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only)

Click to Run

7I Energy Resources

KS3 Bitesize foundation level – Energy Resources – a video covering the different forms of Energy & Energy Resources. 

Energy 101: Electricity Generation, a 5m 19s video explaining different fuels, thermal power generation, transmission and the grid; Generating Electricity – a 1m 35s video explaining how electricity can be generated using fuel, a boiler, water, steam, turbine and generator; Hydroelectric Power – a 2m 11s video.

Science in Action: Energy – a 19m video;  Scientific Eye: Fuels (19m 10s) and Energy (19m 48s).

C5 Electricity and Chemistry

IGCSE Electricity from Carole Paquette

GCSE Bitesize electrolysis has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity. Doc Brown has a matching pairs quiz & worksheets on electrolysis, just scroll down to ’21 electrolysis and its applications’. The s-cool revision site lets you revise the topic, summarizes the topic & tests you on it.

IGCSE Chemistry: Electrolysis, an 11m lesson from ChemistryKlipz.

Science Bank 2 (Electrochemistry): part 1 – electrolysis of a melt (to 5m 30s); part 2 – electrolysis of solution (to 9m 30s); part 3 – electroplating (to 14m 15s):

Bitesize Top 20 Demos – Electrolyosis: Electrolplating – a 2m 14s video.

Great resources from the Australian International School – videos, powerpoints, worksheets, practicals, animations, flashcards etc.


Complete Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE, chapter 8, pp. 103 – 111

9I Energy & Electricity

Scientific Eye – Electricity for the Future:

Electric Graffiti – the dangers of high voltage. Electricity Power to the People (Science Zone) – a 19m video.

Bill Nye (the Science guy) explains what Energy is and how it can be transformed from one form to another and here is his episode on Electricity.

KS3 Bitesize foundation level – Energy Resources – a video covering the different forms of Energy & Energy ResourcesKS3 Bitesize higher level – Conservation of Energy – a video covering Energy Transfer & Storage, Temperature & Thermal Energy and Conduction, Convection & Radiation.