Simple Circuits Program

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10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Program
Field Trip/Tour
Speaker
Abstract: 

This is a new hands-on activity geared toward 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. It introduces basic engineering principles, including design, creation, testing to failure, and teamwork. It challenges students to create a simple circuit using a battery, wires, and a light bulb or motor.

This activity is supported in part by United Way of the Bemidji Area, the MDU Foundation, Minnesota Energy Resources, and Digi-Key.

Author: 
HSC Staff
Topic Areas: 
Engineering
Technology
Engineering
Energy
Industrial
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-6
Grades 7-9
All
Geographic Location: 
Northwest
All Minnesota
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$4/person, $80 minimum
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Headwaters Science Center

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