Benchmark Question: What are electrical circuits?
Focus Question: How do you build an electrical
The teacher will invite an
electrician, an appliance repairperson, or electrical inspector to the
classroom for a presentation directed toward:
- Safety considerations
- Tools of the trade
- The education and training needed
- Local items of interest
Students will use a battery,
wire, bulb, or bell to construct a circuit. To show the complete pathway,
students may choose to draw and label a diagram or explain to a peer the
Students also will create an
incomplete circuit. Another student will explain why the circuit is
incomplete and demonstrate what is wrong with it.