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Electricity with Emmy

We took a break from studying water to experiment with electricity. How do you make a lightbulb light up? What’s a circuit? Are fingers, popsicle sticks, and thread conductors? These were just some of the questions we explored over three days.

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Opening and closing their circuits
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Sketch your circuit!
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A cool experiment for a hot day

 

 

Scissor-switch, by Ben and Nicholas

Look, we made a switch!

Playing around with switches (our classroom light switch, in this case)

Find all the ways to light a bulb!

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How many BNS kids does it take to light a lightbulb? Two
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Trying to light a bulb using his hand as a conductor
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The Bens experiment with conducting electricity through Benster’s thumb