- Online STEM
- Autumn 2
- Electrical circuits
Make a decoration or card that lights up!
(Whilst learning about electrical circuits)
+ Learn about insulators, conductors and circuits
+ The older groups will also learn about circuit diagrams and symbols and why electricity can travel through some materials and not others.
Your home-education journal is already written!
In your booking confirmation email you'll receive a summary of the keywords, key concepts and student activities planned for this session. You can simply copy, paste and adapt it for your home-education journal and use it to help you discuss the learning with your child afterwards.
Tuesday 13th December
5-8s group: 11 - 11:50am (UK GMT)
8-12s group: 1 - 1:50pm (UK GMT)
11-15s group: 2:10 - 3pm (UK GMT)
(Select from the options below).
Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- One or two LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes), any colour, 3mm or 5mm. Easy and cheap to buy online such as these (no affiliation, just an example)
- “Coin” batteries (1 for each LED) (CR2032 3V type). Warning: swallowing these batteries can cause severe injuries, keep them away from young children and pets. Easy to buy online such as this, or in bargain / pound shops. (no affiliation, just an example).
- Black card or paper (not essential but looks good!)
- Glue stick
- Sticky tape
- Scissors (take care with sharps)
- Marker pen or felt tips
- Silver / gold pens if possible
- Paper clips (not plastic coated) 10 minimum.
- Thick corrugated card
- Drawing pins or split pins (take care with sharps).
- A few clothes pegs
Links suggest sources of appropriate resources (no affiliation)
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a photography consent form and opportunity to let us know about any Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).