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Knowledge and smart use of our resources.
The science of electric power and circuits.
How we create, distribute, and use energy.
Understanding hazards, and how to stay safe.
Energy innovation and our changing environment.
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Sept. 20 - 26, 2021
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Spark curiosity in your class about the ten forms of energy by playing tag, building a Wonder Wall and creating a fun collage.
This set of activities has students using everyday items (batteries, magnets, compasses, iron and paper clips) to reveal the connection between electricity and magnetism.
A demonstration of how current and voltage can be changed by creating series and parallel circuits with a variety of resistors.
Understand the relationship between voltage, current and resistance, then create and test circuits in small groups.
Develop electrical safety announcements, role play what to do in case of downed power lines and spot safety hazards in a variety of real-world scenarios.
Explore the flow of electrons with a fun activity that has students standing up and moving around, then build and explore the difference between series and parallel circuits.
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STEM Resource Kits
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