Part 1 - Lesson 2: What is electricity and how do we use it?

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Learning Goal(s):

1.Students will define scientific vocabulary related to electricity.

2.Students will be able to describe how electricity moves through a conductor.

3.Students will draw and describe series and parallel circuits.

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Estimated Activity Length:
5 hours
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During this lesson students will learn about how electricity originates at an atomic level and that electricity moves through conductors and can be directed using circuits. Students will used guided reading techniques to explore informational texts and videos, learn to read their energy bill, and explore circuitry using Snap Circuits or other circuitry materials.

Other Material(s) Used:
Snap Circuits