We found 944 resources with the concept electricity
The History of Electrical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #4
9 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewDid you know that a murder helped the electric telegraph become famous? The fourth of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on electrical engineering, its history, and its myriad applications. It breaks the field into...
Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the Future
9th - 12th
New ReviewWhat does the future of energy look like? Junior engineers collaborate to discover a solution to the global energy crisis during a very hands-on lesson plan. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep...
Solving the Storage Problem
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewClean, renewable energy is there for the taking ... how do we save it until we need it? A short video, part of an energy unit from NOVA, discusses the challenges of creating and storing electrical energy efficiently. The narrator...
Toward a Smarter Grid
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDid you realize that the latest innovations in technology get their electrical power from a system that's 100 years old? Help pupils make sense of the power grid using a short video and related questions. The lesson, part of NOVA's...
How to Shrink a Quarter with Electricity
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Electrocuting 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
Have 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
Do 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
What 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
Michael 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,...
How Can You Demonstrate the Different Efficiencies of Different Light Bulbs?
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Need 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
Shocking! 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...