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Author: Leah Wachtel

In this lesson, you will use a battery to complete a circuit and light a bulb! You will need to create a circuit (think circle) using the materials. Your wire must be a conductor (that can carry electricity) to make it work.

This is a basic circuit activity. You will need:







Can you figure out how to light the bulb with your materials?


Make a schematic drawing of your circuit once you have completed it.


Challenge: How many different ways can you use the materials to make the bulb light up?

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Can you use the materials to complete the circuit? Draw is once you have gotten the bulb to light up? Can you do it another way? How many ways can you do it?

Part 2

Once you have gotten your bulb to light up, can you figue out how to do it with just one wire?