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Electricity, Magnetism, Conductors, and Circuits | STEM With Hands-On Projects

Jessica Decaillon (Star Teacher)
Star Educator
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(100)
Explore static electricity, build series and parallel circuits, experiment with magnetism, and craft a DC motor car in one exciting course! Gamify your learning with hands-on projects and exciting games.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 6
6 units//26 lessons//6 Weeks
Unit 1Intro to Electricity: Atoms and Static Electricity
6 lessons1 Week
Intro to Electricity: Atoms and Static Electricity
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Welcome Video & Safety Tips
Lesson 2
Supply List
Lesson 3
Intro to Electricity Class Presentation
Lesson 4
Review and Assess
Lesson 5
Electroscope Experiment Tutorial
Lesson 6
Pause & Think
Unit 2Current Electricity and Electric Circuits
4 lessons1 Week
Current Electricity and Electric Circuits
 Week 2
Lesson 7
Current Electricity and Electric Circuits Class Presentation
Lesson 8
Review and Assess
Lesson 9
Circuits Building Experiment Tutorial
Lesson 10
Pause & Think
Unit 3Electricity and Electromagnets
4 lessons1 Week
Electricity and Electromagnets
 Week 3
Lesson 11
Electricity and Electromagnets Lesson
Lesson 12
Review and Assess
Lesson 13
Electromagnet Experiment Tutorial
Lesson 14
Pause & Think
Unit 4Conductors and Insulators
4 lessons1 Week
Conductors and Insulators
 Week 4
Lesson 15
Conductors and Insulators Lesson
Lesson 16
Review and Assess
Lesson 17
Quiz Board Project Tutorial
Lesson 18
Pause & Think
Unit 5Series and Parallel Circuits
4 lessons1 Week
Series and Parallel Circuits
 Week 5
Lesson 19
Series and Parallel Circuits Lesson
Lesson 20
Review and Assess
Lesson 21
Series and Parallel Circuits Tutorial
Lesson 22
Pause & Think
Unit 6AC vs. DC + Review Week 1-5
4 lessons1 Week
AC vs. DC + Review Week 1-5
 Week 6
Lesson 23
AC vs. DC Lesson
Lesson 24
Review and Assess
Lesson 25
DC Motor Car Tutorial
Lesson 26
Pause & Think
- Understanding the basic concepts of electricity.
- Learning how to build simple circuits using batteries, wires, and light bulbs.
- Understanding the difference between conductors and insulators and their applications in electrical circuits.
- Learning about the properties of magnets and how they relate to electricity.
- Building a basic understanding of how electrical appliances work and their impact on daily life.
- Developing problem-solving skills by troubleshooting and fixing simple electrical circuits.
- Exploring various electrical safety precautions and practicing safe handling of electrical equipment.
Homework Offered
Weekly homework is assigned, normally takes 20 minutes to an hour.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Informal assessment is provided in the form of feedback; there will be no letter grade given.
Grades Offered
 2 files available upon enrollment
- tiny light bulbs - bulb holders - electric wires - DC motors - and more A detailed supply list will be posted ahead of time, most of the supplies can be found online or in hardware stores.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
- We will be using scissors for cutting.
- Be sure learners are comfortable handling electronic parts such as batteries, wires, and light bulbs. 
Star Educator
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(100)
Hello friends, I teach elementary math and STEM with a sprinkle of art and tons of fun! 

I have been in Education for about ten years. I have a certificate in Learning, Knowledge, and Human Development from the University of Illinois. I have... 
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26 pre-recorded lessons
6 weeks of teacher feedback
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Ages: 8-13

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