Electricity – Electric circuits


The purpose of this lesson is for children to learn how to build an electrical circuit, to learn the names of components in circuits and how to make a bulb light. They also investigate how to increase the brightness of bulbs. There are 3 labs in this box. The box comes with Lesson plan, Whole class teaching PowerPoint, Teacher video tutorial and the equipment.

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This box contains:

Lab: Making a Circuit

  • D Cell Holder
  • D Cell
  • Bulb holder
  • Bulbs 3v
  • Crocodile Lead Set (Pair)
  • Battery Tester
  • Bulb 1.5v
  • Resistor Light Dependent (LDR)
  • Light LED Red <1.5v
  • Reed Switch
  • Magnets Magnadur
  • Circuit symbols

Lab: How bright is your bulb? (WS)

  • Equipment from Lab: Making a Circuit
  • Circuit Symbol Match Cards

Lab: Using Kinetic Energy to Generate Electricity

  • Genecon Hand Held Dynamo
  • Genecon Lamp Load

Additional information

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Key Stage

Key Stage 2