October 19, 2019
Go to LESSON ONE (click link)
for complete lesson plans. (Click the purple part to go to the lesson.)
OBJECTIVE: Today you will be able to identify sources of light before electricity and after. You will also learn about how electricity changed the way we live and how light bulbs were made.
Lighting and lighting safety.
San Holo Light (song)
1: Let There Be Light-The Invention Of The Light Bulb 7:49
2: Who Invented the Lightbulb? 18:52 (CNBC)
3: Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb 4:21
4: How Do Light Bulbs Work? 4:17
5: Things even a Monkey Should Know (extension cord & lightbulb) 9:11
How to make a basic lamp 12:22
Extra: Free Energy Light bulbs with salt water 9:38
October 26, 2019
Light it up
Safety from electricity and lightning
Poster for electrical safety
Plug cord into wall socket,
Remove & replace bulb in lamp. New lightbulbs
How to Remove a broken lightbulb
Ted Ed Electric Vocabulary 6:56
Electric Current Khan Academy 9:17
Intro to Circuits & Ohm's Law Khan 9:47
The Science of Static Electricity Ted Ed 3:38
Incredible Thunderstorm :43
Shooting the Everlasting Storm 4:50
Top Lightning Strikes in Water 2:35
19 Cows Struck 1:25
23 Cows hit by lightning 3:09
What happens When Struck by Lightning 3:25
Lightning Awareness & Safety 2:38
Fuse Box: Electrical Safety Tim the Toolman Taylor 2:12 (Learn by NOT doing this)
Tool Time Car Tune-up 2:09
Tool Time Fishing Pole Shock 2:51
Tim Taylor Accidents 7:11
Safety and Electricity 4:26
Indoor Electric Safety 1:59
Why stay away from Power Lines? 1:58
**Safety Dog Tips 3:30
PBS Safety Tips 8:22
How to Stay Safe in a Thunderstorm
Be prepared to state at least TWO safety tips you learned to create a safety poster.
Talk about type of fuse box you have at home and how to deal with a blackout, lightning strikes, etc.
...Homework: take a picture of your fuse box with camera on phone.
November 2, 2019
All about static electricity
Watch video and discuss.
Perform static electricity experiments
Develop a hypothesis for static electricity
How to Make your Hair Stand on End 1:37
Should a Person touch 200,000 volts? 8:19
Steve Spangler Static Electricity 2:46
Hair Raising Static Electricity 2:32
How to Make a Plasma Ball at Home 6:14
Bill Nye the Science Guy Static Electricity 1:54
Static Flyer 1:22
Electric Sausage 1:37
Variable: (Pick 1)
_comb _PVC pipe _ plastic glove _balloon
Variable 2: (pick 1)
_confetti _metal confetti _wood __
Variable 3: (pick 1)
November 16, 2019
Jr. Circuitry Lessons
Paper Circuit Graphite experiment 1
How to add batteries to flashlight.
How to extend battery life of smartphones 8:08
Take home to use for emergency blackout, etc.
Check and/or Replace batteries in smoke detector
The links below are for the Graphite Circuit exercise.
Science Museum Group
AND Teacher copy Background information and context
LIght up Card ideas using circuitry