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Electricity

What you can do? Diagram of a circuit

Electricity is a force of nature.

  • Where does it come from?
  • How do you use it everyday?
  • Can we create it? If so How?
  • How can we harness it? 
  • How can we use it efficiently?

Build circuits and test voltages. Learn about wiring, lighting, safety issues, and more. You may build a nodel house, flashlight, alarm, electromagnet or electric motor.

Resources:

  • Electricity Kits
  • Snap Circuits
  • Makey Makey
Youth using snap circuits
Youth playing makey makey game

For further information, please contact:

Kim Pond
4-H Educator, 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Program Manager
120 Stafford St.
Suite 201
Worcester, MA 01603
Phone: 508-831-1223 Ext. 114
kima@umext.umass.edu