The Math Behind Circuits

Grade Levels: 4-6 | Duration: Two 60-minute sessions

Explore different types of circuits and make calculations to gain practical skills in building, visualizing, and understanding circuits.
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Lesson Plan PDF

Lab Connections Icon Lab Connection: Simplicity of Electricity

Grade Levels: 4-6

Duration: Two 60-minute sessions

Concepts/Skills: Series circuits, parallel circuits, diagrams, schematics

Objectives: Students will:

  • Create circuits and draw circuit diagrams.
  • Explore how voltage works in parallel and series circuits.
  • Make calculations of voltage and milliamp hours.