Event: Power Up Workshop (Key Stage 2)


What is electricity? Find out all about the mysterious energy that powers up our lives. Take a look at the tiny particles that make it all possible and investigate what makes the best conductors and insulators, finishing with the chance to make your own circuits from some surprising materials.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognise conductors and insulators
  • Build simple circuits using surprising materials
  • See how electrons flow around a circuit to power electric components

To make a workshop booking enquiry please email laura.meade@sheffield.ac.uk.

Please note the University of Sheffield team can only travel within their local area of South Yorkshire, and during periods of high demand they will prioritise schools in areas with low progression to university.

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  • At your school/college
  • Bespoke - available on request

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