Current Electricity Investigation Tabbed Booklet


Grab your students’ attention with this engaging lab experiment and tabbed booklet, where your class will find out what happens when current electricity is blocked! This resource can be used in a variety of ways, and it offers lots of options for differentiation and cross-disciplinary instruction!

File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

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Unfortunately, with the large demands on reading and math from the Common Core, science is often pushed to the side. If your district is like mine, then you often have very little time to dedicate to science, yet you are still expected to fully cover the entire curriculum. This resource was created to help save you time and to cover the important science concepts, all while still meeting the nonfiction criteria of the Common Core.

This Product Includes:

✓ Terms such as circuit, load, switch, cell, series circuit, parallel circuit, and current electricity
✓ The differences between current electricity and static electricity
✓ The differences between series circuit and parallel circuit
✓ The parts of current electricity
✓ An investigation of an open and closed circuit

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary
✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)
✓ Text dependent questions that focus on reading skills
✓ Science lab investigation – students block current electricity from flowing (or completing its circuit)
✓ Critical thinking and writing prompt
✓ Teacher and student directions
✓ Tabbed booklet printables
✓ Answer keys
.… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ As a supplement to an already established program
✓ Science centers or literacy centers
✓ An introduction lesson
✓ Teacher demonstrations
✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work
✓ An integration lesson
✓ Warm up activities

While I recommend printing in color and laminating materials for future use, it is not necessary. These materials print just fine in grayscale.

This tabbed booklet is perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! It is low prep, too!

With a fully fleshed out tabbed booklet, it comes complete with everything you need! It’s definitely worth the value!

This tabbed booklet is perfect if you have to teach about electricity but weren’t sure how or are just starting out! This tabbed booklet saves you time! Additionally, it’s perfect for when you have a substitute!


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