Grade 6: Understanding Matter & Energy
Electrical Phenomena, Energy, and Devices Science Kit.
Call Number: TBD
Covers the following:
Strand A: STEM Skills and Connections
Strand C: Electrical Phenomena, Energy, and Devices
Through this kit, students explore electronic devices, circuits, and static electricity. Through this kit, students will explore both structures, and the materials that they are constructed with. Students learn first-hand about the strength of building materials through multiple activities, and are given the opportunity to construct various structures. Also included in this kit are a series of cards used for building circuits. Teachers are encouraged to bring their own electronic devices where necessary, such as a toaster with a plug. Teachers should take special note of Safety in Elementary Science and Technology when dealing with electronics, which is included in this kit. This kit provides materials for nine activities.
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