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Bonneville

#### Introduction to Circuits

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Light up the class's knowledge. Pupils build a simple circuit using a battery, wire, and a light bulb and create a diagram of their circuit. The teacher provides a short lecture on a complete circuit, calling attention to the direction...
Unit Plan
Essential Energy

#### Being a Safety Star (Stage 3)

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
A spark of static electricity contains up to 3,000 volts, while a lightning strike contains around 3,000,000 volts. To understand electricity, its power, and the safety considerations relating to it learners engage in a comprehensive...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Resistor Simulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many scholars struggle to picture electrons traveling in a circuit but understand water going through a pipe. The simulation compares circuits to water pipes. It walks pupils through four levels of questions, allowing them to switch...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Capacitor Simulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The camera flash works based on a simple circuit, but why does it require a capacitor? Scholars work through two levels of simulations related to circuits and capacitors. The pupils first useÂ a simple circuit with a battery, resistor,...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Flashlight

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In a simple circuit, does electricity start instantly? A simulation encourages thinking about the flow of electrons at a microscopic level. Pupils control the voltage, resistance, and switch in order to observe the change in both ideal...
PPT
Bowels Physics

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Simple Circuit: Electric Currents and Circuits

For Teachers 4th
Through inquiry and exploration, 4th graders will learn and understand the functions of open and closed circuits. They will break into 2 groups, define vocabulary, hypothesize how to light a bulb, then test their hypothesis 4 different...
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Curated OER

#### Earth's Energy

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss the Earth's energy. In this science activity, students construct a simple circuit, a series circuit, and a parallel circuit.
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Curated OER

#### Simply Circuitry and Series Circuit

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate a series circuit. In this physical science lesson, students use a battery, switch, and light bulbs to build an electrical circuit. Students identify the standard symbols being used in electric circuitry.
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Curated OER

#### Simple Circuits

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate simple circuits and identify when a circuit is considered opened or closed. In small groups, they experiment with wires, batteries, and light bulbs to identify how to light the bulb. Students also experiment...
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Curated OER

#### Solid Conductors

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students work in groups to create a solid conductor testing set up. They use a variety of solid materials and predict if each will serve as a conductor of electricity (allow electricity to pass through so the light bulb will light up)....
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Curated OER

#### Simple Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students construct a simple electrical circuit. In this electrical circuit lesson, students use a cell battery, bulb, and wire to construct a simple circuit. Students read about switches, circuits, and electricity in Electro Wiz...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Series Circuit

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this series circuit worksheet, students observe what happens when they make a simple circuit light more than one light bulb. Students follow 3 directions and answer 3 questions.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Simple Circuit

For Students 4th - 6th
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Curated OER

#### Let it Shine

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate concepts of electricity by watching a video about Ben Franklin, participating in a web activity about simple circuits and experimenting with creating simple circuits. They examine conductors and insulators.
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Curated OER

#### What Configurations Work to Light a Bulb?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore simple electrical circuits. Students experiment, using different configurations, to determine what is necessary to compeete a circuit. Students observe similarities between arrangements that work and differences in...