Electricity and Electrical Circuits | Open and Closed Circuits Foldable Notes

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4th - 5th, Homeschool
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The perfect notebooking activity for students to investigate what makes a circuit and to record definitions and descriptions of open and closed electrical circuits. There are two separate fold-ups and PowerPoint presentations; one for What is a Circuit? and another for Types of Electrical Circuits (includes open circuit, closed circuit, series circuit, and parallel circuit).

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This resource allows for flexibility to meet the needs of your students. Use the included PowerPoint presentations to guide student note-taking as a whole class or as a station. The student supports for each fold-up can serve as an accommodation for students who need them or can help keep a student who was absent from falling behind. You can also use the blank foldables as an organizer for student research.


  • What is a Circuit? foldup
  • Types of Circuits foldup
  • PowerPoint presentations to guide fold-ups
  • Cut and paste definitions and illustrations to use as student supports

Vocabulary content:

  • circuit
  • battery
  • electrical device
  • wire
  • open circuit
  • closed circuit
  • series circuit
  • parallel circuit

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