We found 945 resources with the concept electricity
How to Shrink a Quarter with Electricity
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewElectrocuting metal until it shrinks sounds crazy, but it happens! Part of a larger physics playlist an intriguing video explains how an electromagnet shrinks any metal coin. The narrator discusses the electric and magnetic forces as...
Why Outlets Spark When Unplugging—EMF and Inductors
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHave you ever observed a spark when unplugging something? An engaging video series covering physics concepts tackles why this happens and if you should be concerned. Learn about inductors, Faraday's Law of Induction, and watch sparks fly!
Can You Solve the $20 Riddle?
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDo your young scientists love a good brain teaser? A video from an extensive physics playlist introduces a creative way to work those critical thinking skills. Watch as the host works through the scenarios that involve logic, statistics,...
Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park
1st - 6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat would change in your daily life due to a power outage? Here, learners explore the inventions brought to us by the one and only, Thomas Edison, and imagine a day without them. Scholars take part in a grand conversation and write a...
World's First Electric Generator
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMichael Faraday built the first electric generator more than 180 years ago. People on the street explore the same concepts pupils do while watching the informative video. An explanation of the scientific principles behind magnetism,...
Design a Folding Solar Panel
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSolar energy is an amazing alternative ... but, not always particularly portable! Challenge young scientists to a folding solar panel build-off with an easy-to-execute activity. Scholars brainstorm around specific design needs, construct...
How Can You Demonstrate the Different Efficiencies of Different Light Bulbs?
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNeed a bright idea for an engaging lab? Watch your class light up as they explore the difference in efficiency between incandescent and LED bulbs! The resource makes use of simple materials and encourages learners to infer what's...
How Do Fish Make Electricity?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewShocking! Share the story of electric fish with young biologists for a fascinating lesson in specialized cells. The narrator of the video describes how some species of fish generate electric current, differentiates between weakly and...
What's the Biggest Machine in the World?
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed
Which is the biggest machine of them all? A Real Engineering video claims that the biggest machine in the world is the US electrical grid and its components. It describes the first electrical plant made by Edison as well as various other...
How to Power Your Home: Crash Course Physics #35
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Solve the mystery of how electricity works to power your home using an enlightening video lesson. An installment of the Crash Course physics series begins by describing how electricity reaches your home. The instruction includes an...
How to Squeeze Electricity Out of Crystals
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It is possible to generate electricity by squeezing a single sugar crystal. A short video explains how this is possible and the way this knowledge has changed our society. From sonar devices to renewable energy, generations rely on this...
How Do Sharks and Rays Use Electricity to Find Hidden Prey?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sharks and stingrays use their sense of electricity to find prey. The video explains their tiny organs that detect electric fields produced by living creatures. It ends by highlighting the benefits of this sense and how much scientists...
Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...