Category Archives: Electricity

Electricity Unit – Resources

Unit Overview

 Static Electricity

Electrical Circuits – the basics

Having trouble understanding how circuits work?  Try working through this analogy.  Current, charges, energy, an ammeter, a battery and a lightbulb are all being represented in this analogy.  What is representing each concept or circuit component?

You can use the simulation below to build and explore different circuits.

Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only)

Click to Run


Conductors and Insulators

Review your ionic and covalent bonding here.

Review ionic, covalent and metallic bonding here.  You can see what happens when a voltage is applied across a sample.