Fourth Grade: April 1-14


light bulb illustrationElectricity
NOTE: If you attempt to do any experiments which involve electricity –NEVER use the electricity from a plug or socket. It is very powerful and very dangerous. You should only use batteries for electrical experiments.

Fourth Graders!!!!   
                       I miss you, but...

This lesson should be FUN!!!

FIRST: Please click on the links below to watch a couple of videos explaining and demonstrating electrical circuits. They're not very long. 

Electricity. What is it and How does it Work?   (19:53)


Forms of Energy: Electricity. What is a CIRCUIT?   (2:26)

An animated story about conserving energy:
The Nightlight: The Fixies  (5:57)

NEXT: Please TRY out one of these experiments if you can find the materials at home.  Please, DON'T leave home to go out and purchase any items!  I'd love to see a video of you doing an experiment, if you can manage that!!  Send a link to my email, please.

beth.evans@bcsemail.org
In the subject line please tell me your
name, grade and teacher. 
Like this: 
Subject: 
 Jill Brown , 4, Frizzle

An experiment to use common things at home to light a flashlight battery:

TEST A LIGHTBULB AND BATTERY


An experiment to test to see if a battery is charged:
TEST A BATTERY

An experiment to create resisting balloons:
RESISTING BALLOONS


An experiment to make a flying ring:
FLYING BAG

An experiment to charge up a bulb:
CHARGING UP A BULB


An experiment to make electric cornstarch:
ELECTRIC CORNSTARCH


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RISING TISSUE PAPER