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Science - 5th Grade
Standard 4 Objective 2
After "acting out" different types of circuits, students will create their own circuits using wire, a bulb, a battery and a switch.
One per student:
In order to create a current, electrons jump continuously from one atom to another. Show a model of an atom and locate the position of the electrons.
1. Use Science Process and Thinking Skills
3. Understand Science Concepts and Principles
4. Communicate Effectively Using Science Language and Reasoning
Invitation to Learn
Hold a D-cell battery up for the students to see. We are going to discover how electricity flows by playing a game called Flowing Electrons. Students become an electron moving in a circuit.