While learning about conductors, insulators, and the flow of electricity through a circuit, participants use conductive and insulating clay to build a circuit that makes their clay creation light up or buzz.
|Hints for uses in your library||Squishy Circuits are an engaging way to explore how circuits work -- while encouraging creativity! Before facilitating this activity, practice making your own circuits and/or use the online circuit simulations.|
STEAM Storytime: Electricity & Magnetism
Interactive Online Circuit Simulations
|Originating Source||DiscoverE , adapted from the Squishy Circuits Store and the University of St. Thomas|
[Suggest a book]
|Plug it in!: learn about electricity by Julia Vogel and Jane Yamada|