Begin to study electric circuits by lighting a variety of bulbs. Some are easy and intuitive; others are more of a puzzle. Figuring out each type is fun and informative. Using hands-on experiments gives students experience that becomes the basis of great classroom discussions.
• Electric circuits require a complete loop or circle
• Light bulbs have two connections
1. 5 V batteries, twinkle lights, various light bulbs
This lab takes about 40 mins.
• Scaffolded writing prompts & lab reporting
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Answer Keys and Teacher Notes address most questions and issues that might arise in this study—you shouldn’t have to do any outside research unless you want to.
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