The Grade 6 “Electricity and Electrical Devices” packet is aligned with the Ontario Science curriculum expectations. This packet walks students through how electrical systems work and what devices use electricity or convert electricity to other forms of energy. The following are the three overall expectations for the unit:
- Evaluate the impact of the use of electricity on both the way we live and the environment;
- Investigate the characteristics of static and current electricity, and construct simple circuits;
- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of electrical energy and its transformation into and from other forms of energy;
This packet includes 14 lessons that walk step-by-step through a lesson introduction, core learning activity and a lesson consolidation. There is also a section on the lesson plan template that walks you through the curriculum expectation addressed, the learning goal and the materials needed for the lesson. All of the worksheets and readings needed for the lessons are provided in this packet. There are 8 readings, 17 activity worksheets along with 2 research activity booklets and 8 experiments. There are introductory activities included in this packet to help review student knowledge throughout the unit. There are also organizers included in this packet. A mini set-up guide is included in this packet as well to help you identify which materials you need to print and how to put together the materials. A final assessment is used to assess whether students have gained the content knowledge outlined in this packet.
If you have any questions, please feel free to let me know via the Q&A tab or by contacting me through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please take a look at the preview to see some of what is included in this packet! Please note that there are some answer keys included in this packet. This is because some of the activity worksheets have open ended questions.