Electricity Circuits and Electromagnets Labs Reading Passages and Worksheets

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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This electricity unit is packed full of hands-on science investigations and detailed lesson plans that cover static electricity and current electricity concepts. This electricity unit also contains practice sheets, reading passages, and engaging activities.

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This Unit Covers:

  • Electrons, protons, neutrons (small lesson with atoms and matter)
  • Static electricity (attraction, repulsion, and electrical discharge)
  • Current electricity and its components (battery cell, wires, resistor/load/bulb)
  • Simple circuit
  • Series and parallel circuits
  • Open and closed circuits
  • Controlling the flow of the current (fuse, circuit breaker, switch)
  • Conductors and insulators
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electricity safety

And TWO BONUS lessons...

  •   Diagramming circuits
  •   How electricity gets to your home

With This Unit, You’ll Get:

  • Non-fiction reading pieces to help practice reading skills
  • Engaging, hands-on science investigations
  • Higher-level thinking activities and cooperative learning
  • Creative craftivities
  • Science worksheets (or printables)
  • Interactive notebook pages
  • 15 high quality, day-by-day detailed electricity lesson plans (linked in the pdf & digital version)
  • Printable and digital versions!
  • Answer keys
    .… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Unit:

  • Day-by-day lessons - as written
  • As a supplement to an already established program
  • Science or literacy centers
  • Integrate into reader's workshop
  • Response to intervention
  • Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work
  • Early finisher work
  • Enrichment activities
  • In-school technology practice or distance learning

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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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