Elementary STEM Units include cross-curricular activities and experiments that teach concepts in math, science, technology, and language arts. In today’s classroom, flexibility is key, and these STEM Units were created to be easily set up and adaptable.
Electricity: Level 1 is a two-week Elementary STEM Unit for Grades 3-5 in which students make a simple battery and electrical circuit. Students investigate the differences between conductors and insulators and learn about resistors.
Each unit comes with a unit guide, teacher notes, scope and sequence, teacher’s guide, student pages, assessments, and all the materials needed for a class of 24 students.
See the Electricity: Level 1 Contents resource for part numbers and quantities of included items.
What You’ll Get
- Roll of aluminum foil
- Roll of black copper wire
- 12 mini multimeters
- 12 wire strippers
- 2 copper strips
- 2 zinc strips
- 2 rolls of electrical wire
- 12 sheets of felt
- Roll of string
- 12 packages of AA batteries
- 4 packages of leads
- 12 lamp sockets
- 2 packages of light bulbs (3.8 V)
- 12 battery holders
- Electricity: Level 1 Unit Guide
- 25 Finding Out About Electricity Teacher’s Guides
- Storage bins with lids
- Labels and setup instructions
Electricity: Level 1 Elementary STEM Unit (Grades 3-5):
Type: Multi-Student STEM Units and Courses