One of my goals as a parent is to teach my kids to build simple robots. As we develop our skills as robot designers, we will simultaneously be learning some basic electrical engineering. I’m educated as a mechanical engineering, but I can definitely see t
"Compare Sports Drinks with the Electrolyte Challenge": in this chemistry project, students use a simple circuit and a homemade sensor to investigate the electrolytes in various sports drinks and juices.
The Original Circuit Bugs - Circuit building and tinkering
Start simple: These cute circuit bugs only require a few items. Kids can use their imaginations and design circuit bugs with pipe cleaners, then make them light up after building the circuit. This project is a blast for kids and parents alike.
10 Awesome Electricity Projects for Kids - Frugal Fun For Boys 10 Awesome Electricity Projects for Kids - Simple static electricity demonstrations, build a circuit, show how a switch works, electromagnetism and more!
seems most everything is made with things we all have (generally speaking) and I think thats a giant obsticle to teaching science on a limited budget. Easy circuit science project with materials you already have.
StarryNight: Paper Circuits and Astronomy for Kids!
Build a Simple Circuit from a Pizza Box (No Soldering) This lesson itself is too complicated for but we could easily modify. I love the use of paper clips, brads, and pizza boxes. After explaining circuit basics the students could really get creative!