Edison and the Light Bulb


A fascinating lesson about Edison and his invention of the lightbulb. This sheet explains clearly how a light bulb works and would be useful as part of science learning about materials and electricity.

Resource Details
Age Group
Curriculum Focus
Delivery Type
  • Blue Light User
  • Teacher
  • Everyone
Time to deliver
  • 30 mins
Resource Type

How To Use

Teach the children about a famous inventor and about how carbon behaves when electricity is passed through it. This activity could be used as part of science lessons to deepen understanding of the properties of different materials and how electricity can be used.