Science - Gr.5 Online Interactives

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Balloons and Static Electricity site description for Balloons and Static Electricity
"Why does a balloon stick to your sweater? Rub a balloon on a sweater, then let go of the balloon and it flies over and sticks to the sweater. View the charges in the sweater, balloons, and the wall." [site] 
http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/sims.php?sim=Balloons_and_Stat
ic_Electricity

 
The BlobZ Guide to Electric Circuits site description for The BlobZ Guide to Electric Circuits
Try out this great site to learn about circuits and test yourself. Up to 5 students can use this site at the same time - it has lots of activities and animations. 
http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/guide.html

 
Energy and the Environment - What is Energy? site description for Energy and the Environment - What is Energy?
Learn what energy is, the different kinds of energy, how it is stored, transferred and used in this interactive. 
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/media/services/thec
hildrensuniversityofmanchester/flash/whatisenergy.swf

 
Electric Circuits site description for Electric Circuits
Electric Circuits is an interactive e-learning website. It is designed to teach elementary students the basic concepts of electrical energy and electric circuits. Six different activities are included. 
http://www.hyperstaffs.info/work/physics/child/main.html

 
Electricity all around us site description for Electricity all around us
Here are some fun activities to go along with the grade five science unit about electricity. For example, use the interactive scene to learn about the electricity that surrounds us everyday. 
http://science5.greenlearning.ca:80/

 
Electricity All Around Us: Visualizing Electromagnetic Fields site description for Electricity All Around Us: Visualizing Electromagnetic Fields
Explore the features of an electromagnetic field. Learn about polarity and strength. 
http://science5.greenlearning.ca/C-activity1.php

 
Electrical Safety World site description for Electrical Safety World
Electrical Safety World explores the dangers of electicity with four different games that focus on safe behaviour around electrical devices. 
https://www.nvenergy.com/kids_safety/electric/html/games1.html

 
Plug 'n' Socket site description for Plug 'n' Socket
Match up the pictures to make the connection. There are two decks to play through. 
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/FunandGames/OnlineGames/KIDS_GAME_
PLUG_N_SOCKET

 
Flow of Energy site description for Flow of Energy
How do some of your household items get the energy they need to work? Learn how energy gets to your TV and shower. 
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/FunandGames/OnlineGames/KIDS_GAME_
FLOW_OF_ENERGY

 
Electricity and Circuits site description for Electricity and Circuits
This is a great activity for learning about electricity and circuits. Create your player and do all six experiments before completing the quiz. 
http://www.learningcircuits.co.uk:80/flashmain.htm

 
BBC Bitesize: Circuits and Conductors site description for BBC Bitesize: Circuits and Conductors
This interactive has you experiment with different materials to see which ones are conductors of electricity 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/physical_processes
/circuits_conductors/play_popup.shtml

 
Energy and the Environment - How Do We Make Electricity? site description for Energy and the Environment -  How Do We Make Electricity?
Learn about the ways in which we can generate electrical energy. Test things along the way. You get to build a wind turbine in this interactive. 
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/media/services/thec
hildrensuniversityofmanchester/flash/electricity.swf

 
Who Can Resist? site description for Who Can Resist?
Build a circuit and test different materials to see if they conduct electricity. 
http://esmartkids.epcor.ca/websites/sse_ca/wires/game.html

 
Make the Safe Choice site description for Make the Safe Choice
Can you safely handle the electrical hazards in your home? Check out these six tricky situations. 
http://esmartkids.epcor.ca/websites/esw_ca/html/safechoice.html

 
Find the Hidden Dangers site description for Find the Hidden Dangers
Find the electrical hazards lurking in these three neighborhoods. Earn bonus points for knowing how to correct the dangers. 
http://esmartkids.epcor.ca/websites/esw_ca/html/hidden.html

 
Silicon Spies site description for Silicon Spies
"Dr. Volt is about to pull the plug on Silicon City and plunge it into darkness. Investigate the science of electricity in a secret mission to save the city... " [site introduction] 
http://www-g.eng.cam.ac.uk/mmg/teaching/peterstidwill/interact/reso
urces/siliconspies.htm

 
What do you know about electricity? site description for What do you know about electricity?
Help Sparky the Alien take this quiz about electricity. 
http://www.firstschoolyears.com/science/electricity/interactive/ele
ctricityquiz.swf

 
Science in Motion: Parallel Circuits site description for Science in Motion: Parallel Circuits
View the two videos on parallel circuits (don't forget to click "next") and then do the quiz show to test your understanding. 
http://activities.macmillanmh.com/science/ca/scienceinmotion/Common
/SIM.html?Module=../Grade4/Chapter6-ParallelCircuit/

 
The Hobby Shop site description for The Hobby Shop
Move your mouse over the shop and select from Chemistry, the Microscope Lab or Rockets to find an actvity. Have fun as you learn about the science of aerodynamics (Rockets), electricity and chemical change. 
http://www.knowitall.org/hobbyshop/siteAgentMain.html

 
BBC: Using Electricity site description for BBC: Using Electricity
Learn more about electricity through this activity that allows the user to swap out different parts of an electrical circuit.  
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/electricity_fs.s
html

 
BBC: Changing Circuits site description for BBC: Changing Circuits
Create a circuit to light two light bulbs.  
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/changing_circu
its_fs.shtml

 
BBC: Pod's Mission - Circuit Builder site description for BBC: Pod's Mission - Circuit Builder
Pull wires, bulbs or cells into your circuit and then test it. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/podsmission/electricity/
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