Electricity Safety Week

Be a Safety Star illustration

Electricity Safety Week 2020 will be held from 7 to 11 September in NSW primary schools.

Registrations are now open!! Your school can now register for a free Electricity Safety Week 2020 prize pack. In the pack you will receive electricity safety posters, stickers, lesson booklet with activities and great prizes including high bounce balls and a circuit kit. To register please email essential@primary-pr.com or call our Electricity Safety Week Team on 02 9212 3888

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.

The resources include an Electricity & Safety Unit Lesson Book for Stage 3 now 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.

Our Be a Safety Star poster and Video/Radio ad competitions open soon – stay tuned to find out how your school could win one of THREE $1,000 prizes for your P&C Association and great prizes for the winning students and runners up.

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)
Social stories
Teacher feedback form
Take a look at last year’s Poster Competition winners