The intention of this interactive is for students to do a preliminary inquiry activity to exercise what they learnt about series and parallel circuits. They can be tasked to draw out what they think the circuit diagram will be like, either on Nearpod or SLS.
Students can even notice the differences in brightness under different conditions. Questions can be designed around this as well.
Previously we used to construct little boxes with wires hidden underneath. However, due to wear and tear and with Covid-19’s safe management measures, a digital version that can be accessed via the students’ mobile devices is more suitable.
Light bulb image is adapted from Good Ware from www.flaticon.com
Switch image is adapted from Those Icons from www.flaticon.com
For a direct link to this interactive, please go to: https://www.physicslens.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/index.html
To obtain the zip file for upload into SLS as an interactive media object, download here.