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These foldables allows students to explore electricity through a focus on open, closed, series, and parallel circuits. Use construction paper and fold it like a hot dog. On the top fold of the hot dog, cut in the middle to make 2 flaps. Students use the top two boxes on this sheet as their top flaps
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This Venn diagram is a great tool to get students thinking critically about open, closed, series, and parallel circuits. Students can write characteristics or definitions as well as circuits. Use words, pictures, or drawings to complete this graphic organizer. This is a great studying tool as well a
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This is a fun and engaging way to practice determining the difference between series circuits and parallel circuits! Students will read a sentence and decide if it is describing a series circuit or parallel circuit, then glue the box in the correct column. An answer key is included. This is part of
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This activity can be used as a center, or as an assessment. The students cut out the pictures of the light bulb and batteries and design and series and parallel circuit.
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Use this SERIES AND PARALLEL CIRCUITS worksheet set in your next Electricity Lesson. These three worksheets are a great pre-assessment, in-class activity, homework assignment, exit ticket or part of a station lab. And... I have included a complete answer key for your convenience! Worksheets Includ
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Included are handouts, worksheets, an activity and quizzes that will help your students gain a better understanding of series and parallel circuits. Provided are the following: -Teacher Handout (Colored) -Student Handout (Black and White) -Worksheet -Activity—Print on cardstock for a hands-on app
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Series and parallel circuits the easy way, and bundled to boot! We want our students to build circuits to understand Ohm's law, potential difference, current, and resistance, but most of the lab time is spent fighting with the equipment. Loose wires, worn out batteries, dead light bulbs and miss-w
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This is a hands-on activity in which students work in small groups and create series and parallel circuits. The worksheet guides them as they work through increasingly more complex circuits. You will have to drag them away from the equipment because they like it so much. Lots of experimenting goi
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This is a PowerPoint that review series and parallel circuits. Students should already have some knowledge of circuits as well as electricity before beginning this unit. This is a good review for 6th grade or a good into unit for 5th grade. Advanced 4th graders could use this unit. Inside the unit t
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Here is an excellent unit project that I use in my classroom. The students absolutely love building these circuits and the best part is that you don't need high tech circuit tools and supplies to complete this! What is it? This is a UNIT PROJECT that I use with my gr.9 students during the electri
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Students struggle with being able to handle the differences between series and parallel circuits mathematically. This simple set of lessons covers series and parallel circuits clearly and concisely. The 8 petal foldables help students keep the characteristics straight and apply them to circuits ea
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Are you looking for activities to introduce or review circuits? Your students will love this activity! After answering a question about series and parallel circuits, students will color that area of the picture according to the color code. An answer key is included. This is part of a BUNDLE
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Dear Teacher, Bring new energy to your introductory electricity lessons with this virtual hands-on circuit building activity. Your students will: Construct…virtual series and parallel circuits using the free online activity Circuit Builder. Draw…diagrams of the virtual circuits they constructed
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Students will have the opportunity to build simple series and parallel circuits. Students will be able to identify characteristics of each type of circuit, describe advantages and disadvantages of each, compare and contrast factors such as voltage, resistance and brightness. SUPER FUN! My 8th gra
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This series and parallel circuits activity is perfect for interactive notebooks! There is plenty of room under each flap to write a definition or description. This is part of a BUNDLE
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Ten slide powerpoint. Topics: What is current, difference between DC and AC, Ohms law, series and parallel circuits. Great for middle school science class.
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Students will cut and paste this activity into their interactive science notebooks. They will need to draw the wires to correctly connect both a series and parallel circuit after experimenting. Great collaborative activity! This is one lesson from my Electricity & Magnetism Unit which is bu
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Three worksheets used in a 4th grade lesson on series and parallel circuits - check my store for a free lesson plan that goes along with it! INCLUDED: ~ Worksheet on Series Circuits ~ Series & Parallel Circuits Worksheet ~ Exit Ticket ~ Rubric Please let me know if you would like anything upda
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I love any activity that allows students to observe and experience the basic concepts being discussed. This is just such an activity. Rather than telling students the difference between series and parallel circuits, they see for themselves by building examples of each. By looking at the brightness o
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This is a multiple choice test on series and parallel circuits (there are no combination circuit questions here). This is most suited for a regular physics class and maybe just an exercise for honors physics. The answers are bolded.
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A lesson plan for teaching series and parallel circuits using the 5E method. Check out the corresponding worksheets in my store!
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A powerpoint presentation that explains what series and paralell circuits are in a simple way for elementary age students
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Includes 3 inquiry-based lab investigations, 2 exit tickets, a review guide, a quiz and more. Everything can be edited for desired fonts or content - all sheets are microsoft word documents. The lesson plans are included in this zip folder. Not included are the articles we read for our jigsaw readin
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In this lab student set up a single circuit with having two batteries and four bulbs; two that are in series and two that are in parallel. When the circuit is closed, students are typically surprised and puzzled especially if they’ve done investigations into series and parallel circuits. Only by usi
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This is a lab using a 5 lamp bulb board (Can be purchased separately on my site) or any 5 lamp board will due, and the students build series and parallel circuits. The students enjoy hands-on learning with this lab. Please see pictures and setup on my site - look for Series and Parallel Circuit Ki
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Series and Parallel Circuits. This product is a simple worksheet to compare both series and parallel circuits. It has fill in the blanks and a Venn diagram. An answer key is provided. Graphics by http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Miss-N
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Students use the Circuit Construction kit by PHeT to explore the nature of simple circuits. By observing the relative brightness of globes, students begin to learn of some patterns that occur in series and parallel circuits. Students also practice reading and drawing circuit diagrams. Please look
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Two page lab that has students building series and parallel circuits with Elenco Snap Circuit kit. Students build each circuit and then are asked questions. You have to use two kids per lab team to do this - unless you order extra light bulbs/LED. You can also use standard light bulbs and alligator
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This is a cumulative review for a unit test or final exam, but the file can be edited for whatever purpose you need. Includes practice problems with series and parallel circuits, total voltage, resistance, and current, and Ohm's Law.
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This is an inquiry-based electricity unit that teaches students about DC series, parallel and compound circuits. Throughout the unit students construct various circuits and observe the values for voltage and current at each position. The goal is that they construct their own understanding of how vol
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This packet explores series, parallel and series-parallel circuits using differentiated information texts and hands on activities. You will receive: -Differentiated information texts over three levels, explaining the differences between series, parallel and series-parallel circuits. -Comprehension
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Try before you buy please download my 7 lesson bundle on light for grades 6,7 and 8. Find it in my store, thanks. This is a 2 lesson mini bundle and you will need general electrical circuit building and measuring equipment Find out why our science department is in the top 10% in the UK, please dow
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This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of high school physics: -Exploring current and potential difference in series and parallel circuits using examples -Calculations using the resistance equation for series and parallel
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This is an Apple Keynote presentation. Electric Circuits can be very frustrating. This package is a completely animated lecture/lab demonstration of how to measure both the voltage and the current in simple series and parallel circuits. You can run this presentation as a lecture along with the actua
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Do you enjoy using interactive notebooking in your science classroom? Well, try this series/parallel circuits product out! :) This will fit perfectly with your lesson on series and parallel circuits. What This Product Contains: 1 color version of notebook foldable 1 black & white version of no
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Series and Parallel Circuits product can be used as a worksheet, homework or quiz. It includes 12 questions, 10 of which are multiple choice questions and the other two questions is a one word answer. An answer key is provided.
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