Science - 5th Grade
Students will understand features of static and current electricity.
5th Grade OER Science Textbook
This Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook has been written specifically for students as a reputable source for them to obtain information aligned to the Utah Science Standards.
5th Grade Sci-ber Text
From USBE, a fun, interactive online textbook. Correlates directly with Utah's science core curriculum.
5th Grade Teacher Resource Book (TRB)
Great resource for teaching the core curriculum, including activities and background information.
Balloons and Static Electricity
Move this balloon over a sweater and see how static electricity is caused.
Try to use the parts in this game to make a circuit that will light a bulb.
Changing Electric Circuits
Experiment with circuits, wires, batteries and bulbs.
This colorful site will help you understand series and parallel circuits.
How Do We Make Electricity?
Watch this colorful and fun explanation of the different ways we can make electricity.
Take a trip through Benjamin Franklin's electrical discoveries and test your knowledge of electricity!
The National Severe Storms Laboratory Album
Science Made Simple
Get fun science projects & great experiments using household materials. Clear, detailed answers to childrens science questions. Science News. And more!
Static Activities Menu
Activities to Explore Static Electricity from the Museum of Science
See if you can light bulbs by placing batteries and switches in circuits.
What Is Static Electricity?
From ScienceMadeSimple; easy activities.
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