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# Science / Year 6 / Science Understanding / Physical sciences

Curriculum content descriptions

Electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits and can be generated from a range of sources (ACSSU097)

Elaborations
• recognising the need for a complete circuit to allow the flow of electricity
• investigating different electrical conductors and insulators
• exploring the features of electrical devices such as switches and light globes
• investigating how moving air and water can turn turbines to generate electricity
• investigating the use of solar panels
• considering whether an energy source is sustainable
ScOT terms

Electricity,  Energy conversion,  Electric circuits

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