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Let's Get Connected!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A great lesson introduces your youngsters to electricity. They use internet links, streaming video, and engage in hands-on activities to understand what electricity is and how it works. They build a circuit board, and construct a variety...
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Physical Setting: Physics Exam 2004

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Twelve pages of mostly multiple-choice questions comprise this comprehensive New York Regents physics exam. It covers an entire year's worth of physics curriculum and requires about three hours for completion. Review the questions to...
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Midterm Exam #1, Electricity Concepts

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The physics department at The University of Hawaii has designed midterm exams for their college physics courses. This version deals with electricity concepts. It requires learners to calculate conversions, capacitance, and potential...
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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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How a Capacitor Works

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A capacitor stores energy in the form of an electric charge. See a circuit diagram explaining charges and electron flow. Equations are given for energy and a capacitor is made. Show this to your physics or beginning electronics class.
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Many Paths

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the composition and practical application of parallel circuitry, compared to series circuitry. They design and build parallel circuits and investigate their characteristics, and apply Ohm's law. They recognize that...
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Fun with Circuits

For Students K - 2nd
What kinds of things need electricity to work? Kids draw the missing parts to three incomplete circuits in a activity about power and electricity. The science exploration asks them to build a circuit to a light bulb, but this might be a...
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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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Can You See the Light?

For Students 3rd - 4th
Third and fourth graders use this worksheet to help them draw their own version of a fully functioning circuit. They see the battery, the light bulb, and two wires with clips. They must draw the complete circuit, using these elements, on...
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Electrical Principals and Wiring Materials

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Train a budding electrician about the principles of electricity and the wiring materials needed to complete the job. Briefly covered are basic electrical concepts such as, volts, watts, circuits, and safety. Also covered are the...
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Electricity and Food: From Glowing Pickles in Citrus Batteries

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore electrical concepts and host a guest speaker. This lesson sets up guidelines for students to follow when they have a guest speaker. Students are primed to become actively involved in a lecture or discussion, while...
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Solar Kit Lesson #1 - Solar Cell Inquiry

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Give youngsters the components of a solar-powered electric circuit and turn them loose to figure out how to connect them in order for a light to shine or motor to turn. They compare energy output of a solar panel to that of a battery. On...
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Junior Solar Sprint Series: Electrical Power

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Through scientific inquiry, middle schoolers discover how to arrange solar cells in order to produce electricity. This activity is intended to prepare learners to be able to design and construct solar cars. As with other resources...
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Hila Traffic Light

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Step-by-step instructions for constructing a miniature traffic light make up this Picasa presentation. Directions are accompanied by high-quality photographs. This would make a worthy group project in an upper elementary or middle school...
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Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #2

For Students 10th - 12th
Your physics students will really shine when they take this midterm exam. It covers a variety of concepts dealing with electromagnetic spectra, electricity, and motors and it provides a variety of question styles.
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Latch Circuits

For Students 9th - 12th
In this circuit instructional activity students complete a series of short answer questions using circuit diagrams to show the input and output of different switches. 
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Ohm's Law: Getting There Hands On

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scientists inductively derive Ohm's Law of voltage, resistance, and current by creating series and parallel circuits with 9-volt batteries and light bulbs. A week's worth of experiments, observation, and hands-on activities are...
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Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 8th - 10th
By following this PowerPoint, your class will gain many of the details needed to build correct and safe circuits.  The details in this clear set of slides are concise and are given in a logical sequence. The many examples will assist in...
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Introduction to Electricity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A sleepy-sounding narrator teaches about moving electrons, accompanied by video and simple computer animations. He explains what a circuit is, what voltage means, and what current and amperes are. Throughout the video, safety tips for...
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Electricity and Circuits

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A sleepy-sounding narrator explains how batteries and circuits work. Simple computer animations display the movement of electrons through parallel and series circuits. Since the narrator speaks slowly and clearly, and the animations are...
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Flick the Switch

For Students 3rd - 4th
After reading a short paragraph on how electrical switches work, learners look at four examples of electrical circuits, and circle the ones which will allow a lightbulb to be lit. This would be a good precursor to having your charges...
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Series or Parallel?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Physics classes that are studying electricity connect photovoltaic cells into both series and parallel circuits. Inquiry and critical thinking come into play as learners try to determine which circuit is more productive. They associate...
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Physics Final Exam

For Students 10th - 12th
A two-hour final exam covers a range of physics topics related to electricity and magnetism. It employs a variety of methodologies for assessing your physics learners' understanding and mastery of these concepts. You will need to review...
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Static Electricity

For Students 5th - 10th
In this electricity worksheet, students read about static and current electricity and then draw pictures of an electric cell and circuits. Students draw 3 pictures total.