Magnetism, Electricity, & Inventions is an integrated unit that coordinates with the electric circuits kit (if you don't have the kit, materials are easy to acquire at your hardware store), the book How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning, and The Fun They Had (Journeys Unit 5 Lesson 25 - grade 4) . It includes record sheets and an explanation for 8 lessons plus 3 extension activities. Each record sheet has a section for students to write to explain about their inquiry activity.
*OWL chart (observe, wonder, learned)
*lighting a bulb with a battery and wire
*series circuit with switch
*create an invention for a classroom
*create an invention advertisement
*rubric for advertisement
*circuit tester for conductors/inslulators
I hope you enjoy this unit! Please visit my blog at http://mrssheriffsays.blogspot.com to see how I use this in my classroom, lesson plans, and student work examples! Connect with me also on Facebook and Pinterest!
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