BrainPOP

Electricity

Zap! Why can you get a shock when you touch a doorknob or take off a sweater? It’s static electricity! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to different types of electricity. You’ll find out how the different kinds, ranging from lightning to electrical currents, are alike and different. Discover the three parts of an electrical circuit and how magnetic fields are created. Plus, find out about how a light bulb receives energy to light up and about the important role magnets play in creating electricity. It’s all so shocking!

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