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Lesson Five – Changing Circuits

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate and illustrate different ways of changing and controlling devices using electrical circuits. The class can explore what happens when altering the number and position of components in an electrical circuit.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and illustrate different ways of changing and controlling devices using electrical circuits

Learning Objectives

Construct a simple series electrical circuit, identifying and naming its basic parts. Identify whether or not a lamp will light in a simple series circuit.

Learning Outcomes

I construct a series electrical circuit to light a bulb. I can say what might affect whether a bulb lights in a circuit.

Changing Circuits

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate and illustrate different ways of changing and controlling devices using electrical circuits

Bulbs

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe how different bulb can function in a circuit

Changing Circuits

Activity to help the children investigate and illustrate how to change the brightness of a bulb in an electrical circuit

Changing Circuits

Interactive activity to help the children investigate and illustrate different ways of changing and controlling devices using electrical circuits

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and illustrate different ways of changing and controlling devices using electrical circuits

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