90 Minutes  |  3rd – 8th Grades

snapUsing the Snap Circuits Junior kits, students will be introduced to the basic properties of electricity and electronics.  An overview of a simple circuit, followed by paired students’ testing of the kits provides insight into the types of circuits (parallel and series), and key terms such as current, resistance, and the various forms of electricity (in light, sound, and stored energy).

Lesson Plan- Circuits

 

MA Framework:

Physical Science (Chemistry and Physics):

Grades 3-5:  6. Circuits and Forms of Electricity

 

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