Electrical Circuits Anna Ward James Martin MS
Do NOW!!!! • On your note card, describe how you think a flashlight works.
Announcements • Testing today and tomorrow • Expectations • Third Block Expectations • Electrical Circuits • EOG/MSL countdown • MAY 20th is ONLY 2 weeks away.
Popplet • What do we know so far about energy??? • http://popplet.com/app/#/home
What do we know about Electrical Circuits? • Each group will be given a box. • Your goal: Using what you already know about flashlights, try to construct a working flashlight using ONLY the materials given to you in your box. • Time limit: 25 minutes
Your materials: • 2 D cell batteries • Two 5" pieces of insulated copper wire with approximately 1" of insulation stripped off all ends • Cardboard tube (toilet tissue or paper towel) cut to 4" in length • 3-volt flashlight bulb • Packing Tape • Electrical Tape • Bathroom-size paper cup
Brain Pop • http://www.brainpop.com/technology/energytechnology/electriccircuits/
You have ten minutes… • Thinking about what you just learned during the Brain Pop video, can you make modifications to make your flashlight better?
RAFT Writing To assess your understanding, you will be creating a RAFT. • Role: An Electron returning from a trip through a lamp • Audience: Other Electrons in the outlet • Format: An instructional manual • Topic: A trip through a circuit to power a desk lamp
Third Block…. • MSL practice • Make up work • National Geographic video