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The Discovery of Electricity

The Discovery of Electricity
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This is a brilliant resource that includes the many individuals who contributed to the discovery of electricity and the ways their discoveries have led to electricity being used in society today. It is perfect for units of study on energy, inventions and electricity.

Curriculum Codes

AC9TDE6K02 9

Explain how electrical energy can be transformed into movement, sound or light in a product or system

AC9S6U03 9

Investigate the transfer and transformation of energy in electrical circuits, including the role of circuit components, insulators and conductors

ACTDEK020 8.4

Investigate how electrical energy can control movement, sound or light in a designed product or system

ACSSU097 8.4

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


Investigate how forces or electrical energy can control movement, sound or light in a designed product or system


Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity; electric circuits enable this energy to be transferred to another place and then to be transformed into another form of energy

ST3-1WS-S old

Plans and conducts scientific investigations to answer testable questions, and collects and summarises data to communicate conclusions

ST3-2DP-T old

Plans and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

ST3-8PW-ST old

Explains how energy is transformed from one form to another

ST3-9PW-ST old

Investigates the effects of increasing or decreasing the strength of a specific contact or non-contact force