Year 6

Lesson 2 • Making a torch

Students explore and identify the necessary components of an electric circuit. They represent their circuits using accepted circuit symbol conventions.

Circuit breakers

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Students will:

  • identify the essential components of a circuit.
  • explain how electrical energy moves around a circuit.


Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • connect a simple circuit of a battery, wires and bulb.
  • draw a labelled circuit diagram to describe electricity moving through wires.
  • participate in and contribute to discussions, sharing information, experiences and opinions.
  • update the TWLH chart.