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.
Louie’s Field Trip
Let Louie the Lightning Bug® take students on field trip to learn about how electricity is generated, transmitted, used and how to be safe around it. This interactive, web-based presentation is available to show your class on a screen or whiteboard. You can also download a guide to assist you with the narrative for the presentation.
Welcome to Louie’s News!
Welcome to Louie's News! This is the place to look for the latest news, experiments, activities and other great materials for your classroom!
Happy Earth Day!
Happy Earth Day from Louie the Lightning Bug®! To celebrate this special day with your class, download this coloring sheet to distribute to your students. Enjoy!
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
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...