About This Chapter
Electronics Lessons for Elementary School- Chapter Summary
Learning about electronics is fun with our short lessons and self-assessment quizzes. Your young student can learn at their own pace and repeat concepts as many times as they need to until they understand. At the end of each lesson, you'll have a chance to see how well the child is doing with one of our short quizzes. A comprehensive chapter exam reflects overall knowledge of the subject.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with electronics will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about electronics.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding technology topics about electronics
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about electronics
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning technology (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about electronics
- Students who struggle to understand their technology teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra technology resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover electronics topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about electronics.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands electronics by completing the Electronics Lessons for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Electrical Circuits Lesson for Kids
Have you ever wondered why flipping a light switch turns on the light? In this lesson, you'll learn about electrical circuits and what makes them work.
2. Circuit Board Lesson for Kids
Have you ever wondered how your cell phone or computer works? One important part of these devices is a circuit board. In this lesson, you'll learn what a circuit board is, how it's made, and what it does.
3. Parallel Circuits Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll find out about parallel electric circuits, what they include, and how they work. You'll also learn why we use parallel circuits to wire our homes.
4. Parts of a Light Bulb: Lesson for Kids
When daylight starts to fade, you turn on lights in your house so you can see. In this lesson, learn about the parts of the invention that help you see at night, the light bulb.
5. Series Circuit Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll learn about a special kind of electrical circuit called a series circuit. Read on to find out what makes up a series circuit, how it works, and some problems with these circuits.
6. Nanotechnology Lesson for Kids: Definition, Facts & Examples
How would you like to have a backpack that could also charge your phone or your handheld video game? Scientists working with nanotechnology can make that, and much more! Read on to find out more about nanotechnology.
7. Alternating Current vs. Direct Current: Lesson for Kids
Want to learn more about the electrical power used by all those devices, like televisions and computers and cellphones? In this lesson, you will explore the differences between alternating current and direct current.
8. Arduino Project Ideas for Beginners
For student who are anxious to learn how to program and build things on their own, Arduino is a great starting place. These projects will help your students test their early skills with Arduino.
9. Intermediate Arduino Project Ideas
Tinkering with mechatronics can be an exciting experience for your advanced middle or high school students. These intermediate Arduino projects build on prior knowledge to engage students in constructing and automating real-world processes.
10. Cricut Machine Project Ideas
As the makerspace trend grows, Cricut machines are the envy of tinkering students and teachers alike. These project ideas can help your elementary students use this versatile machine to create art, analyze characters, and create their own book.
11. Scratch Coding Project Ideas
Are you using Scratch coding software in your classroom? The projects listed here are creative, collaborative projects that will engage your students in showing what they have learned during your Scratch coding unit.
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