Lights, Electricity & Magic

Students will design and build his or her simple electrical circuit like a lamp or flashlight! Electrical circuits are all around us. They are in smartphones, iPads, computers, cars, now even our clothes and in countless other things also, but they can be very dangerous if we are not knowledgeable about and careful with them. Students will work on projects to learn about the principles of simple circuits and electricity and unmask the truth about how they work through hands-on investigations. Students will build simple circuits and explore electricity. Students will be able to describe how a circuit works and follow directions to create different kinds of circuits. Students will design and build their own circuit creating illuminating flashlights, lamps, greeting cards and wire mazes.