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Curated OER

#### Electric Circuits

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Experiment with electric circuits and conductivity. Young scientists will model and discuss how an electric circuit works. First they will draw a model of the flow of electrons and then build an actual circuit. Finally, they will explain...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Here is a coherent and cleverly designed tool for teaching physical scientists about electric circuits. Animations help learners to visualize what is happening within the parts of a circuit. Components are displayed to teach them...
PPT
Bowels Physics

#### Electric Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the construction of the electric circuit with a thorough presentation that provides a solid background for each type of circuit. After introducing key vocabulary, the lesson goes on to explain circuit design.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Electric Circuits

For Students 9th - 12th
A collection of 15 practice problems, most of them involving circuit schematics, is provided for your physics class on this handout. Learners are to compute the net charge, resistance, energy, or power dissipated for different...
Interactive
Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Current Electricity & Electric Circuits

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Set to upbeat instrumental background music, eight slides present pictures of electrical wires, batteries, and appliances, Each slide is accompanied by a few sentences that introduce viewers to concepts related to current electricity....
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### On the Right Circuit

For Students K - 2nd
After a discussion on how to make a light bulb light up in an electrical circuit, young scientists take a look at four circuits, and they choose the one they think will make the lightbulb light up. Use in conjunction with any initial...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Circuit Math

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven circuits are spread over three pages. One is a parallel circuit, one is a series circuit, and the rest are combinations. Emergent electrical engineers solve for current, voltage, or resistance. They fill in a chart for each...
Activity
Exploratorium

#### Short Circuit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Though not commonly searched for, this is a vivid demonstration of how a fuse can be blown, or rather, how resistance works in an electric circuit. You will basically set up a circuit with no lights or bells or motors, allowing the wire...
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this electric circuit worksheet, students use Algebraic equations to manipulate the electrical resistance of a conductor. The answer a series of 19 open-ended questions. This worksheet is printable and the answers are revealed online.
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Museum of Science

#### City Circuit

For Students K - 6th Standards
Here's an electric lesson on electricity. Pupils create an electric circuit to model a city's electric system. They then test out different materials to see whether they are conductors of electricity.
Lesson Plan
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

#### Basic Electric Transformers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Life as we know it would not be possible without electric transformers, so there are fewer more pertinent topics for your eager young engineers. An astounding amount of background information is provided to help you develop a lecture on...
Interactive
Magic of Physics

#### Electric Circuits

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Teaching about circuits can be as easy as flipping a switch! Science scholars explore the world of electricity using a fun interactive. The resource uses drag-and-drop images to promote an understanding of circuit components, types of...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 8th - 10th
By following this PowerPoint, your class will gain many of the details needed to build correct and safe circuits.  The details in this clear set of slides are concise and are given in a logical sequence. The many examples will assist in...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Experience the 5E Instructional Model with Electrical Circuits

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students build electrical circuits. In this lesson teaching pre-service teachers how to use the 5E instructional model, students use materials to explore how to create an electrical circuit.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Waves, Electricity, and Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits....
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Electric Analogies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We can see the result of electricity  but not the process itself. The simulation compares electric circuits to a water tower and water wheel cycle. Young scientists adjust the height of the tower, the amount of resistance, and if the...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Series and Parallel Circuits

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Electricians draw four different circuits and answer questions about the resistance, voltage drop, and current at different points in each. Completing this worksheet will help make sure that your class is understanding what is happening...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Solar Kit Lesson #11 - Power Maximum: An Electrical Determination

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Collaborative groups connect resistors and solar panels in series and measure electrical resistance, voltage, and current. The objective is to order 16 solar panels from strongest to weakest. They graph current-voltage and power curves...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Electricity and Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are introduced to electricity and electrical circuits. In groups, they draw circuit diagrams, complete a KWL chart and discover the difference between open, closed and series circuits. They define new vocabulary and make...
Lesson Plan
Teach Engineering

#### Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Don't know how to make the initial connection on electric circuits? This lesson provides the background to present the introductory vocabulary to learning about electric circuits. It is organized in a meaningful progression with an...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Are These Made of Metal?

For Students 3rd - 4th
How can you tell if something is made of metal? Use a table of data and a science experiment to determine which items are made of metal. The experiment requires adult supervision, as it instructs third graders to build an electrical...
Lesson Plan
Bonneville

#### Circuit Analysis With Solar Energy: Measure the Power Consumed by Various Devices

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Power up the class with a lesson plan on electronics. Scholars use a solar module to create an electric circuit. They connect different devices to the circuit and measure the voltage and current. Based on the measurements, they calculate...
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

For Students 8th - 12th
In this worksheet, students use Algebra to plot different solutions to equations and analyze schematics in order to answer a series of 25 open-ended questions about electrical circuits. This worksheet is printable and the answers are...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### DC Branch Current Analysis

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Engage your class in physics with this series of questions. The first question is the most hands-on and asks learners to build their own circuit. The rest of the questions are related to current analysis. Class members solve 7 problems...