ELECTRICITY

 

Standards:
  • PS.7.4.2   Classify electrical conductors and electrical insulators

  • PS.7.4.3   Construct simple circuits from circuit diagrams

Notes:

  • What is Electricity? - Just the basics about electricity
  • Circuits Can Be Electrifying! - All types of circuits covered --- open, closed, series, and parallel
  • Static Electricity and Dryer Sheets! - Covers that problem of static cling in your clothes
  • Electricity and Magnetism -  Tells students how these two are related
  • Conductors and Insulators - What will and what won't conduct an electric current and why

Interactive Activities:

Smart Board Activities:

Labs:

  • Complete the Circuit Game! --- Elementary students will love this activity by competing with each other for the most steady hand!  They'll learn something about open and closed circuits too!!

 

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