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Lesson Plans

These classroom plans will help students start or end a lesson using information accessed in the Electric Universe.


Links, tips and tidbits to expand the Electric Universe in your classroom.


Experiments and handouts focused on the study of electricity and chemistry.


Use this glossary as a handy guide to the vocabulary used in the Electric Universe site.

Water Measuring Activity

Water Measuring Activity

Water is often used as an analogy when teaching basic science concepts of electricity; the relationship between voltage and amperage is often compared to the volume and speed of water traveling through various sized pipes. The following activity uses water to teach...

It’s the season for safety

It’s the season for safety

While we are in the palm of winter’s icy grip, keep these 6 electrical safety tips in mind as you keep out the cold. Use space heaters safely and sparingly.Keep space heaters a minimum of four feet from furniture, drapes or clothes and never leave them unattended when...