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Electricity Science Class


Teacher: To be announced

Language: English
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Description: Students learn the basics of making an electric circuit and discover what happens when lights are hooked up in series and in parallel. They also get to check a wide variety of materials to see if they are conductors.


Class Experiments

The following experiments will be demonstrated as part of this class:

Title: Light up a Light Bulb
Created: 2008-03-11 05:05:43
Overview: Create your own variable power supply. Then use it to build your own circuit with some aluminum foil...

Title: Series versus Parallel
Created: 2008-03-11 13:18:18
Overview: Find out about the difference of batteries in series versus batteries in parallel.

Title: Too many batteries
Created: 2008-03-11 13:27:53
Overview: Find out what happens if you put too many batteries on a circuit with a Christmas light bulb.

Title: Traveling Voltage
Created: 2008-03-11 14:02:43
Overview: Find out what materials electricity can travel through and what it won't travel through.

Title: Motor Experiments
Created: 2008-03-12 19:38:40
Overview: Find out what you can do with an electrical motor. Power it up and let it go swimming.

Materials used

The following materials are required for this class:
- 6 lights
- 6 batteries
- 1 motor
- aluminum foil
- Masking tape
- Samples of copper
Stainless Brass
Pencil graphite
Plated plastic
Plain plastic spoon
- A cup for the salt water
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