Electric Circuits

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Teaching about circuits can be as easy as flipping a switch! Science scholars explore the world of electricity using a fun interactive. The resource uses drag-and-drop images to promote an understanding of circuit components, types of power sources, and electrical safety.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Complete the interactive, then have the class build some of the circuits they practiced in it
  • Extend the lesson by asking students to create a circuit of their own that builds off of one in the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have a basic understanding of the functions of batteries and switches before they begin
Pros

  • Customize the interactive for individuals or pairs 
  • Includes wiring diagrams in each activity to help pupils get accustomed to the symbols
Cons

  • Contains some incorrect spelling, grammar, and punctuation throughout the interactive
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