In this activity, students construct a variety of circuits that all contain a switch. The activity builds on their understanding of how electrical circuits work and the role of switches within a circuit.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- understand the role of switches in circuits
- design/construct a variety of circuits incorporating a switch for particular purposes.
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- extension ideas
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