Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity

Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
Electric Circuits Introduction, Light a Bulb — Hands-on lab activity
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  1. Teach electric circuits using hands on labs. This series of 8 labs will give students experience with measuring voltage and resistance both qualitatively and quantitatively.  Section A: Circuits are Circles ♦ A1 Bright Idea: How to Light a Light Bulb Section B: Investigating Voltage ♦ B1 Pumped Up
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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. 

NOTE: This is the written version of this lab, to see the video instructions, click here.
 
Concepts Addressed
• Electric circuits require a complete loop or circle
• Light bulbs have two connections 

Materials Needed
1. 5 V batteries, twinkle lights, various light bulbs

Time Required
This lab takes about 40 mins.

Student Sheets
• Scaffolded writing prompts & lab reporting 

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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