Electricity Safety Week

Be a Safety Star illustration

Electricity Safety Week raises awareness of the hazards associated with electricity and teaches students how to be safe around electricity. The resources have been developed in collaboration with the Department of Education to meet the Science and Technology and PDHPE curriculum requirements for years K - 6.

Electricity Safety Week 2021 was held 6-10 September.

Please stay tuned for updates and information on Electricity Safety Week 2022.

To register interest in the program or to ask a question, please call 0292123888 or email our Electricity Safety Week team.

Electricity Safety Week at Home

Electricity Safety Week was a little different in 2021, with many classrooms undertaking remote learning from the home. Below are some of the activities students were able to participate in to learn more about electricity and electrical safety.

Activity 1: Watch our electricity safety video series on YouTube

Students can learn some very important electricity safety messages by watching these videos in our YouTube series. Check out our full list of videos here.

Activity 2: Be a Safety Star student competitions

Be a Safety Star poster competition
Take a look at our 2021 Be a Safety Star poster competition winners

Safety Star Superhero comic competition
Take a look at our 2021 Safety Star Superhero comic competition winners

Activity 3: Try some fun activities

Our online teaching resources include an Electricity & Safety Unit Lesson Book for Stage 3 with STEM design challenges, Electricity Safety Lesson Book for K-6 and four interactive whiteboard lessons featuring activities, videos and teachers’ notes that will engage your students in learning about electricity and how to be safe around it. Access these resources and more below.

Electricity & Safety Unit for Year 6 Students
Electricity and Safety Unit Lesson Book for Stage 3 (PDF, 2.6MB)
Interactive whiteboard lesson 1
- What do we know about electricity?
- What is energy?
- Transforming energy
Interactive whiteboard lesson 2
- Electricity safety
Interactive whiteboard lesson 3
- Electricity generation and transmission
- Exploring electrical circuits
Interactive whiteboard lesson 4
- Investigating conductors and insulators
- Investigating series and parallel circuits
- Transforming energy

Electricity Safety Week Resources for K-6
Electricity and Safety Unit Lesson Book for Stage 3 (PDF, 2.6MB)
Electricity Safety Lesson Book for K-6 (PDF, 4.6MB)
Merit certificate (PDF, 602KB)
Electricity Made Easy booklet (PDF, 1.8MB)
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