Ch 6: 4th Grade Science: Electricity

About This Chapter

Help your 4th grader get the most out of his or her science classes with these lessons and quizzes covering electricity, electromagnets and electricity safety. Use this material to help your student complete a homework assignment or prepare for a class project.

4th Grade Science: Electricity - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors have created lessons on static electricity, electrical charge, and insulators and conductors that are geared specifically to young learners. You can use the quizzes in this chapter to help ensure your 4th grader understands what he or she is learning in class or to prepare for a test. Our instructors are available to help if you need assistance.

Chapter Topics

  • Definition of electricity
  • Facts about static electricity
  • The difference between electric charge and electric current
  • How electrical circuits work
  • Examples of insulators and conductors
  • Uses for electromagnets
  • Electricity safety

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with electricity topics will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about electricity and its related topics.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding science subjects
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about electricity
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about electricity
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover electricity topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about electricity.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands electricity by completing the 4th Grade Science: Electricity exam.

8 Lessons in Chapter 6: 4th Grade Science: Electricity
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What is Electricity? - Lesson for Kids

1. What is Electricity? - Lesson for Kids

Have you ever switched on your bedroom light and wondered what makes the bulb glow? The answer is electricity, and it's all around us - even moving through us! In this lesson, learn the basics of electricity.

Static Electricity Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

2. Static Electricity Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

In this lesson, you'll learn what is happening when you touch a doorknob and get shocked. You'll also learn how this is related to large, powerful bolts of lightning.

Electric Charge Lesson for Kids

3. Electric Charge Lesson for Kids

Have you ever experienced a tiny shock or clothes sticking together? This is related to the electric charge in parts of atoms. In this lesson, you will learn about atoms, electric charges and static electricity.

Electric Current Lesson for Kids

4. Electric Current Lesson for Kids

Electricity is used in all aspects of your daily life, from powering your computers to your refrigerator. Have you ever actually wondered how electricity works? In order for electricity to happen, we must have electrical currents. Let's learn how electric currents travel through circuits and give us electricity.

Electrical Circuits Lesson for Kids

5. Electrical Circuits Lesson for Kids

Have you ever wondered why flipping a light switch turns on the light? In this lesson, you'll learn about electrical circuits and what makes them work.

Insulators & Conductors Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

6. Insulators & Conductors Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

Did you know that electricity needs certain objects in order to be able to travel? Come and learn about what insulators and conductors are, and see some examples of each.

Electromagnets Lesson for Kids: Definition, Facts & Uses

7. Electromagnets Lesson for Kids: Definition, Facts & Uses

You have probably used a regular magnet many times before, but have you ever seen an electromagnet in action? Do you know what makes it work? In this lesson, discover the world of electromagnets.

Electricity Safety Lesson for Kids

8. Electricity Safety Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you will learn why it is important to be safe around electricity. You will also learn ways to use electricity safely and what to do in case of emergencies.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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