Students will be able to…. • know the difference between a closed circuit and an open circuit. • construct simple to more complicated series and parallel circuits • explain the difference between a series and parallel circuit. • use symbols to draw the different circuits they created.
There is a dual focus in this unit, inquiry and problem solving. Students should be encouraged to investigate which materials conduct electricity, and compare a variety of circuit pathways. From this, they should be able to design solutions to electrical problems by completing various circuit pathways.
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