Maths and Technology
Available in:
No. of pages: 3

Resistors are small, multi-coloured electrical components that are found everywhere – but what do the colours mean? In the activity, ‘Colour Coding’ students use their number skills to crack the colour codes. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions …More

Readers Theatre
Available in:
No. of pages: 7

This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Electricity’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 3 readers.

Science Activity
No. of pages: 2

This hands on activity, ‘Energy Project’ can be used to assess students’ research and presentation skills in investigating different types of energy.

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 3

This graphic organiser, ‘Experimenting with Static Electricity’ ask students to perform experiments on static electricity and record their findings.

Irish History
Available in:
No. of pages: 2

This history article, ‘John Tyndall’ features the Irish physicist who explained why the sky is blue, the greenhouse effect, invented the fire-fighter’s respirator and proved light could be bent, which paved the way for fibre optics. It provides factual information about the life of John Tyndall and his achievements, along with a glossary of unfamiliar …More

Science Activity
No. of pages: 2

This hands-on activity, ‘Magnetic Energy’ asks students to investigate magnetic energy through exploring the properties and use of magnets.

Science Activity
No. of pages: 2

This hands-on activity, ‘Solar Energy’ asks students to capture energy from the sun and investigate how different materials and colours can absorb and reflect light.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 6

This reading comprehension activity, ‘The Next Wave of Energy’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about sources of electricity.

Science Activity
No. of pages: 2

This hands-on activity, ‘Water Energy’ asks students to investigate how energy from flowing water can be used to move a boat.

Writing Prompt
No. of pages: 1

This writing prompt, ‘What a Shock!’ helps students to write about spending one day without electricity. It encourages students to think about their reliance on electricity and is aimed at broadening students’ writing and language skills.

Science Activity
No. of pages: 2

This hands-on activity, ‘Wind Energy’ asks students to build a windmill and investigate how wind energy can be captured to create power.

Science Activity
No. of pages: 2

This hands-on activity, ‘Wind Energy Extension’ asks students to record and compare the strength of wind over time.

Lesson Zone Free Samples
For immediate access, just enter your name and email address.
It�s that easy!
Please Enter your First Name
Please Enter your Last Name
Please Enter a Valid Email Address e.g 'example@email.com'

We protect your information. See our Privacy Policy

Resource Unavailable!
The resource you wish to access is not available to your current Subscription. If you would like access, you can upgrade your account at any time by pressing the 'Upgrade' button located at the top right of the screen.