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Paws Explore: Electricity and Light

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Paws Explore: Electricity and Light

Paws Explore: Electricity and Light

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Description

Subject(s): Science
Ages: 6 – 8 years

This exciting title in the Paws Explore series covers the themes of ‘Using electricity’, ‘Circuits and conductors’ and ‘Light and shadows’ with a selection of fun activities.

With the help of Kelly and Robbie (the two Paws Explore characters), children can enjoy creating simple electric circuits, exploring the conductivity of different materials, understanding different ways of changing a bulb’s brightness and using switches.

The product also explores shadows and how shadows created by the sun can change throughout the day.

An interactive whiteboard section, with a wealth of pre-designed screens encourages class learning, along with a wide selection of printable worksheets.

Player’s progress can be recorded in the extensive teacher’s section, whilst the title is fully narrated and suitable for unsupervised use.

Key features:

  • Part of the Paws Explore range of titles.
  • Designed for age range 6-8 years and great for unsupervised home use.
  • Exciting graphics and fun animations in each game.
  • Learn about shadows and how they are created.
  • Investigate electricity, simple circuits and conductivity.

 

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The Paws Explore main menu allows the player to easily access each of the six activities. It also provides access to the teacher settings and whiteboard sections.

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Look carefully at the images in this activity and sort them according to the criteria on the crates.

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This activity asks the player whether a shown circuit will work, if it works and they answer correctly the circuit will come to life!

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The circuit builder allows the player to create their own electronic circuits using components, insulators, conductors and switches.

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Decide which shadow accompanies an item and a light and then drag and drop into into position.

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Practise working out where shadows will fall by using this art pad to draw shadows on the scene.

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Drag the items into the correct bins depending on their opacity. Sort items into transparent, translucent and opaque groups.

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Lots of whiteboard activities are included. This one allows you to look at the effects of the number of components in a circuit.