Squishy Circuits, Conductors, and Insulators

ACTIVITY HEADER

 

 

 

Name of Activity

Squishy Circuits, Conductors and Insulators

Author

STOMP

Keywords

squishy, circuit, LED, insulator, conductor

Subject

Non-LEGO

Grade Level

3, 4, 5

Time

1 Hour Total

Brief Description

In this activity, the students will use previous knowledge about the basic components of a circuits to build a circuit that will light an LED light. In addition, they will predict which of a series of household materials will act as conductors and insulators – they will then test their predictions in the circuit.

Lesson Objectives:

To get students to apply their knowledge of circuits and electricity to make a circuit.

Materials Needed:

9V batteries

play-doh

LED batteries

paper

plastic

pennies

string

rubber bands

cardboard

paper clips

Procedure

1. distribute materials 2.

Leave a comment

You must be