Activities

Here are some classroom activities which relate to electricity, solar cells and solar energy. If you have any questions or comments, please get in touch!

Population Density

A classroom worksheet exploring the
population density differences between Scotland and India, and the population without access to electricity.

Impact of Solar Power

A classroom activity about the impact of solar power on people’s lives..

Marble Runs

Using marble runs to demonstrate the electron flow and electricity generation in solar cells.

Population Density Solar Impact Marble Runs

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Energy Card-Sort

A number of card sorts based on the
BBC4 programme Only Connect, all based around energy and the sun.

Energy Slaves

An activity exploring energy slaves and how much electricity everything uses.

Hand Battery

Use two metal plates and a person to complete an electrical circuit.

Card Sort Energy Slave Hand Batteries
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Card Sorts
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