Study Jams! Current Electricity & Electric Circuits

This Study Jams! Current Electricity & Electric Circuits interactive also includes:

Set to upbeat instrumental background music, eight slides present pictures of electrical wires, batteries, and appliances, Each slide is accompanied by a few sentences that introduce viewers to concepts related to current electricity. Topics covered include the source of electricity, the flow of electrons, conductors, insulators, volts, amperes, watts, and conservation of electricity. As you would imagine, none of these topics is explored in detail with only one slide for each. This may be sufficient as a quick introduction to the topic of electricity.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Quality photographs that move slowly across the screen keep viewers' attention
  • Volume control included for background music
  • Option to print the slides with their captions for anyone who might have missed the presentation
  • Key vocabulary definitions pop up when terms are clicked on
  • A Test Yourself multiple-choice quiz assesses comprehension
Cons

  • No in-depth exploration of teachable concepts
  • Does not cover electric circuits as the title implies
NGSS