Grades: 4th – 5th
MAGNETS & ELECTRICITY Grades: 4th – 5th
- Workshop Lead: Michael Keating, Engineer (The Boeing Company—7 year SSC Volunteer)
- Workshop Description: How does a magnet work? Why does a compass point north? Why can we turn on lights buy just flipping a switch? What is a circuit? Through hands-on experiments discover the answers to these questions and more! This workshop introduces students to the basic concepts of magnetism, static electricity, current electricity, and circuit components ranging from the resistor to the DC motor.
- Subjects covered: Electronics and Physics.