Electrical Engineer for a Day Lesson Plans for Ages 11 - 14

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Students learn about electrical components and circuits, and use Ohm's Law to design, build, and test a circuit, much like professional engineers do. Continue to the Resource link at the bottom of the page.  

Description:
Students learn three different types of electrical components, how to identify them and understand their capabilities. They will use this knowledge to design, build and test a simple circuit to light up an LED.

• Subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering
• Key Learnings: Coding, making, designing, types and uses of electric components
• Time Needed: 45 - 60 minutes

Plans Include:
• Electrical Engineer for a Day unit plan
• Electrical Engineer for a Day circuit design worksheet
• Electrical Engineer for a Day component worksheet
Classification:
Electric Machines and Power Electronics
Other
Product Lifecycle:
Pre-production: Research, Design, Development, Testing, and Tooling
Production: Manufacturing, Assembly, and Operations
Resource Type:
Classroom Activity
Lab Activity
Lesson Plan
Institution:
Intel Corporation
Author & Title:
Tom Seaman
Date Developed:
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Keywords:
circuits,education,engineering,electrical components,Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM)
Education Level:
Elementary School (1-5)
Audience:
Educators