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Solar vs. Wind Energy

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Power up! A series of six lessons introduce middle schoolers to the different types of energy. PowerPoints, activities, and hands-on experiments teach young electrical engineers the difference between energy and power, as well as the...
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Cost Effective Solar Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let the sunshine in! Fourteen lessons comprise a unit study of solar energy, its advantages and disadvantages, and advancements in solar energy technology. Class members learn about principles of energy conversion, research how to make...
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Design Squad Event Guide

For Students 4th - 8th
Everything you need to plan an event for young engineers can be found in an Event Guide that includes activities, an event checklist, tips for working with youth and volunteers, signage, certificates, and an evaluation form. Kids make a...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Electrical Circuits: Voltage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Voltage in relation to electrical circuits is the topic of this clip. First potential energy is explained in terms of gravity, then the idea is conveyed to describe how the chemicals in a battery act as potential energy for an electrical...
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Electricity and Electric Circuits

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore the basics of electric circuits and diagrams through an engaging video lesson. After demonstrating the various symbols in circuit diagrams, the instructor shows examples of different diagrams. Diagrams start simple and become...
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Electric Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the construction of the electric circuit with a thorough presentation that provides a solid background for each type of circuit. After introducing key vocabulary, the lesson goes on to explain circuit design.
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Electric Circuits

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Experiment with electric circuits and conductivity. Young scientists will model and discuss how an electric circuit works. First they will draw a model of the flow of electrons and then build an actual circuit. Finally, they will explain...
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Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this electric circuit worksheet, learners use Algebraic equations to manipulate the electrical resistance of a conductor. The answer a series of 19 open-ended questions. This worksheet is printable and the answers are revealed online.
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Electric Circuits

For Students 9th - 12th
A collection of 15 practice problems, most of them involving circuit schematics, is provided for your physics class on this handout. Learners are to compute the net charge, resistance, energy, or power dissipated for different...
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Electricity

For Teachers 4th
What makes this lesson great is its hands on activities. Pupils not only learn about how an electrical circuit words, they make one. After having investigated how circuits work, they talk about how to conserve electricity. They also...
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Electric Circuits

For Students 6th - 9th
In this electrical circuits worksheet, students are given three pictures of circuits. They answer questions about closed circuits, series circuits and parallel circuits.
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Experience the 5E Instructional Model with Electrical Circuits

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students build electrical circuits. In this lesson teaching pre-service teachers how to use the 5E instructional model, students use materials to explore how to create an electrical circuit.
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Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Here is a coherent and cleverly designed tool for teaching physical scientists about electric circuits. Animations help learners to visualize what is happening within the parts of a circuit. Components are displayed to teach them...
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Are These Made of Metal?

For Students 3rd - 4th
How can you tell if something is made of metal? Use a table of data and a science experiment to determine which items are made of metal. The experiment requires adult supervision, as it instructs third graders to build an electrical...
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Circuit Math

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven circuits are spread over three pages. One is a parallel circuit, one is a series circuit, and the rest are combinations. Emergent electrical engineers solve for current, voltage, or resistance. They fill in a chart for each...
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On the Right Circuit

For Students K - 2nd
After a discussion on how to make a light bulb light up in an electrical circuit, young scientists take a look at four circuits, and they choose the one they think will make the lightbulb light up. Use in conjunction with any initial...
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DC Branch Current Analysis

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Engage your class in physics with this series of questions. The first question is the most hands-on and asks learners to build their own circuit. The rest of the questions are related to current analysis. Class members solve 7 problems...
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Powering Up Electricity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Need help explaining electricity? Use this video to introduce how an electrical circuit works. It has great narration, graphics, and demonstrations.
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Physical Science 6.4a - Ohm`s Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A recorded lesson on an interactive whiteboard is presented in this video. The teacher speaks slowly and clearly, and his notes on the board are neat and easy to read. Your young scientists will increase their understanding of Ohm's Law...
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Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this electronics worksheet, students evaluate mathematical expressions to complete 16 short answer and problem solving questions.
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Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

For Students Higher Ed
In this physics worksheet, students use Ohm's law to solve for voltage, current and resistance. They answer 13 problem solving questions using Ohm's law.
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Electrical Circuits: Current

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your class understand current in relation to electrical circuits. A flow of water is used to describe electrical current. This is the first clip in a two-part series on electrical circuits. This explanation is a bit rapid and would...
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Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore parallel and series circuits. In this electrical circuit lesson, students  investigate the differences between series and parallel circuits.  Students observe the benefits and drawbacks of series and parallel circuits.