Learning By Topic KS2: London Underground and Trains and Science

Explore the three energy sources trains can be powered by – steam, diesel and electricity.

There are many kinds of trains that are built for different purposes and environments. Can you classify/sort these trains into categories/groups?

Explain how electricity powers the London Underground. (Cross Curricular: English, Genre of writing: Explanation)


Above is a link to an electric train experiment you can carry out using wire and batteries. Write up your experiment and remember to write a hypothesis! Top Tip: you can find some free KS2 experiment writing templates online.