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If you are looking for a fun and easy way to teach about circuits, I have just the thing for you. I made a set of cards to help you in your teaching! These Building Electric Circuits cards are perfect for a STEM challenge, or for technology lessons and activities.
What’s Included in the Building Electric Circuits Set?
This set of 8 STEM challenge cards includes the following activities:
- Make a Circuit with Lemons
- Make a Conductivity tester
- Make a Graphite Circuit
- Make a Paper Circuit
- Make a Simple Circuit
- Measure Electricity
- Make a Series Circuit
- Make a Parallel Circuit
Each card has a diagram showing how to build the circuit. It also includes a supply list, and instructions. They are a little open-ended for some of them, allowing kids to choose their supplies when building the circuits. Once you give kids a basic knowledge of how circuits work, they will be able to build and create them in a variety of ways. That’s the fun of these.
You will need to stock up on some supplies for this activity, but if you have been doing STEM activities, you may already have some of these on hand! A few of them you may have around your home already. They are easy to find at a hardware store or online. Most of these can be used for multiple projects, too!
Here are the supplies you’ll need:
Double Sided Copper Tape
LED Pin Lights
3V Coin Cell Batteries
Other Small Light Bulbs (Christmas lights would work)
Small Battery Pack
Pencil & Paper
These Electric Circuit STEM Challenge Cards are available in my shop to purchase here:
Want More Circuit Activities?
We love doing STEM projects with circuits. There are many to choose from. Check them out:
- Halloween Paper Circuits
- Menorah Paper Circuit
- Sewn Circuit Firefly
- Soft Circuit Christmas Ornament
- Lemon Battery
- Dirt Battery
- Penny Battery
- Firefly Paper Circuit
Also, check out the awesome circuit activities over at Left Brain Craft Brain. I love her ideas!