Science KS1 / KS2: What would life be without electricity?

Dave and Vlad explore a wide variety of gadgets that use electricity and imagine what the world would be like without them.

Dave plays a game with Vlad and Kate, teaching them about electrical safety at home.

They search around the castle looking for potential hazards and learn how to stay safe.

Vlad orders a new electrical gadget, designed especially for vampires.

This clip is from the series Spooky Science.

Teacher Notes

This could be used to inspire designs for new electrical inventions._

For example, children could design a new gadget for Vlad the vampire e.g. vampire toothbrush, automatic coffin opening device, spooky vampire doorbell, vampire cloak press machine. Children could write instructions advising Vlad how to use his new electric toothbrush safely.

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching Physics for KS1 or KS2 in England and Wales, and early years, first and second level in Scotland