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Simple Circuits

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Learn the essential parts of an electrical circuit.

Use a D-cell, motor, and switch to assemble an electric circuit.


circuit

D-cell

switch

wire

circuit base


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Magnetism and Electricity

The Force
Activity 2
Making Connections
pg. 6


Understand open and closed circuits.

open circuit

closed circuit


FOSS:
Magnetism and Electricity

The Force
Activity 2
Making Connections
pg. 7, #7


Understand the concepts of conductor and insulator.

Investigate the properties of conductors and insulators.


conductor

insulator


FOSS:
Magnetism and Electricity

Activity 2
Making Connections
pg. 7, #8-10

Worksheet #3:
Making Connections


Construct and use a conductivity tester.

tester

conductivity


FOSS:
Magnetism and Electricity

The Force
Activity 2
Making Connections
pg. 8, #11-14

Worksheet #3:
Making Connections


Understand the essential parts of a series circuit

series

power source

electricity user


ACTIVITY:
SUNY
Simple Circuits
Lesson 6

FOSS:
Magnetism and Electricity

Activity 3
pg. 11