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124 resources with the concept batteries

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Holiday Lights and Circuits

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students create a simple circuit using batteries, wires, and light bulbs. In this circuits lesson plan, students learn the difference between a series circuit and a parallel circuit and connect it to holiday lights they use in their home.
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Making a Battery and Energy Transformation

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders determine what makes a battery work. In this battery lesson, 7th graders brainstorm ideas about how they think batteries provide energy. They perform an experiment in which they work as a team to assemble a battery. They...
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The Shocking Truth about Fruit

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this fruit worksheet, young scholars read about fruit and then follow directions on how to make batteries out of fruit. Students also answer 10 questions while doing this.
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Describing the Motion of a Battery Powered Cars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore distance a toy car travels by changing the amount of batteries used to power the toy car.  In this force and motion lesson, students calculate the average speed of a car while investigating the power from various amounts...
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Series Circuit

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this series circuit worksheet, students observe what happens when they make a simple circuit light more than one light bulb. Students follow 3 directions and answer 3 questions.
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Signaling

For Students 4th - 6th
For this signaling worksheet, students follow directions to make a circuit involving batteries, light bulbs, wires and more. Students then try to make morse code signals with their circuit.
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Lightning Rod

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this lightning rod worksheet, students make a lightning rod out of batteries, breadboard, light bulbs, wires, and more. Students also answer 2 questions.
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Parallel circuit

For Students 4th - 6th
In this parallel circuit worksheet, students use batteries, a breadboard, light bulbs and more to make a parallel circuit and answer short answer questions. Students answer 2 questions.
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Resistance

For Students 4th - 8th
In this resistance activity, learners use batteries, a breadboard, washers and more to make a parallel circuit and create resistance. Students then answer 7 questions.
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Changing Circuits

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study how bulbs work by studying a series circuit and its components. In this electricity study lesson, students complete a SmartBoard online activity to study a bulb light in an electrical circuit. Students discuss what would...
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How Smart are You about Electricity, Batteries and Conductors?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create working circuits. In this electricity and circuits lesson, students make a battery, then build a flashlight and use part of the flashlight to create a conductivity tester.
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Introduction to Elementary Circuits

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore how a circuit works and create a circuit to use energy from a battery to light a bulb. For this introduction to circuits lesson, the students study the parts of a circuit and have a class discussion of what would happen...
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Circuits and Symbols

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this circuits worksheet, students read about the symbols used in drawing circuit diagrams and then complete 16 matching, 2 multiple choice, and 4 short answer questions.
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DC Series Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this circuits instructional activity, students review how series circuits work, how volts are created, and how resistors effect the voltage. This instructional activity has 11 problems to solve and includes the answers.
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Electricity and Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this electricity and magnetism instructional activity, students will answer 17 questions about how electrons flow, how electric motors work, and the function of a transformer.
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Battery Matching Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this science instructional activity, students look for the definition of each word by matching the terms related to batteries and electricity. The answers are found by clicking the button found at the bottom of the page.
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Heat and Electrical Resistance

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover electrical resistance and how it is directly related to thermal energy through a hands-on activity. Working in groups, they wrap a wire around a thermometer and the positive and negative poles of a D cell battery and...
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Testing Battery Combinations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the required combinations of plates and predict which combination will generate the most and least current and voltage. They use an ammeter and experiment with combinations of their own testing and record each...
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Bulbs & Batteries Side by Side

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students build parallel circuits, exploring how they function and looking at their unique features. They describe how current changes when batteries are added in parallel or removed from a parallel arrangement, demonstrate the process of...
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Batteries in Series

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine batteries in a series circuit and the associated voltage. They determine, through inquiry and problem solving, that the total voltage of batteries in a series is the sum of the voltage of each battery. They design...
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Coin Battery

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore basic principles of electricity and create their own battery.
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Electrical Energy

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students compare and contrast a cell and a battery. In this physical science lesson, students explain how they create energy. They conduct an experiment to apply what they have learned in this lesson.
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Batteries

For Students 4th - 5th
In these batteries worksheets, students read several passages about the components of batteries. Students then fill in the missing words for the 4 sentences about batteries. Students color the pictures that each battery would be used for.
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Battery Circuit

For Students 4th - 5th
For this circuit design worksheet, students follow the steps to create a battery circuit that lights up a globe. Students follow 3 steps.