Students investigate and experiement with a 9-volt motor. They will use the connecting wire and battery pack to discover fans.
K - 5th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 2 Downloads
Solar Kit Lesson #5 - Build a Simple Ammeter
Emerging electricians build a simple ammeter for making measurements on an electric current. They test the placement of solar cells in both series and parallel circuits and examine the magnetic field produced by the movement of electrons...
5th - 9th Science
Solar Kit Lesson #3 Parts of a Solar Panel - Part I
A solar cell is similar to a rechargeable battery in many ways. Science lab groups connect each in a series circuit to run a mini motor and then compare and contrast them by answering questions and completing a Venn diagram. This is an...
4th - 6th Science
Measuring Static Electricity
Supplement your electricity science lesson with a hair-raising experiment that allows young scientists to create static. Using balloons and confetti, small groups note whether the electricity garnered by friction on the balloon attracts...
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering
Get Connected with Ohm's Law
Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this lesson gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot data...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable