Reflection: Lesson Planning Basic Circuits - Day 1 - Section 1: RAP - Review and Preview


You may have electrical circuit kits in your school. You can use these, Snap Circuits kits, or make your own kits using squishy circuits play dough, a battery pack, and some LED lights. This lesson will use squishy circuits dough. I chose this method as it allows students to “play” while they are learning. They can build fun objects, while learning the difference between conductors and insulators.

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Basic Circuits - Day 1

Unit 9: Energy is Electric!
Lesson 3 of 7

Objective: Students will learn the different symbols used in circuit diagrams and understand the difference between a parallel and series circuit.

Big Idea: Students will learn the basics of electrical circuit diagrams and how to draw parallel and series circuits.

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