Electricity and Circuits

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Electrify your classroom as you lead pupils through a series of steps to demonstrate basic principles of electricity and magnetism. They design a simple circuit and test this for static electricity and current electricity. Next, they collect data and conclude the activity by discussing their findings.

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Instructional Ideas

  • As a class, research various types of circuits and discuss similarities and differences
  • Discuss the static electrical discharge produced by lightning and by electrical currents from other common natural occurrences
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