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The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits

Name:The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits

Brief Description of the Site:
Designed for elementary education, this is an interactive (Flash) colorful website with activities, games and quizzes to help children aged 8 to 11 years learn the basics of electric circuitry. The site is visually appealing and encourages children to pursue the various topics on electricity. Sound clips also help to engage students in learning.

How to use the site:
You will need Flash Player 6 or better (available free from www.macromedia.com) to use this site. Upon entering the site, type in the number of participants. A guide appears with Useful info, Games/Activities, a Quiz, and buttons below that include diagrams, help, and a color-coded glossary. Directions, clear diagrams, and simply-defined concepts appear in pop-ups to assist in learning concepts. The site is easy to navigate even for young students.

Submitted by:
Andrew Thelwell
South Yorkshire, Sheffield, UK