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Electricity Labs. To accompany Georgia Middle School Lesson on Electricity Written by: Christina M. Spears Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum Office July 2003. Building A Circuit!. Materials: D Battery, Piece of copper wire, and small (flashlight) light bulb

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### Electricity Labs

To accompany Georgia Middle School Lesson on Electricity

Written by: Christina M. Spears

Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum Office

July 2003

Building A Circuit!
• Materials: D Battery, Piece of copper wire, and small (flashlight) light bulb
• Procedure: Coil the wire around the bottom of the bulb. Place the other end of wire on bottom of battery (negative end) and the light bulb at the top (positive end).
• What happens????
We have created light!!
• How else can we create this circuit??
• Try to find other ways to make the light bulb light!!
Make Rice Krispies Jump!
• Normally, we hear rice krispies pop in our cereal in the morning, but now we want to see them jump!
• Materials: Hand full of Rice Krispies, plate of plexiglass (foot by foot), wooden blocks or ceramic cups (need to be 1-3 inches high), and wool sweater or fake fur
Making those Krispies Jump
• Procedure:
• Place the Rice Krispies on the table surface
• Put the wooden blocks on the table and balance the plate of plexiglass over the table and Rice Krispies
• Rub the top of the plexiglass with the wool sweater or fur.
• What happens?
Jump!!
• The Rice Krispies slowly start to stand on end.
• When you stop rubbing the plexiglass, you can see the Rice Krispies jump to the glass!
Potato Clock
• Not only are potatoes delicious and nutritious, but they can also be used to power a digital clock!!
• Materials: Potato clock and two potatoes
• Procedure: Follow directions given in the box for the potato clock.
More Potato Power
• This digital clock can alternate between the month and day as well as the time!