Term 3 Topic 3 Using electric circuits IntroductionAsk the learners whether they think that it is important to have electricity.:At home; at school; in a shopping complex; etc.Factories; shops; petrol stations; bakeries; hair salons; etc.Transport (public); robots; pedestrians; etc.Show Video clip 1: Imagine a world without power. (1:51 min.).Teacher Input 1Greet the learners.Discuss how load shedding affects:The learners at home; at school; in a shopping complex; etc.Factories; shops; petrol stations; bakeries; hair salons; etc.Transport (public); robots; pedestrians; etc.Medical treatmentAsk the learners why load shedding has been implemented.Ask the learners if they can use their imagination of living in a world without electricity.Tell the learners that the following video clip will depicta world without electricityhow electricity is madethe role of an electrical engineerShow Video Clip 2: The Journey of Electrical Energy. (7:37 min.).Learner Activity 1The teacher gives the learners an opportunity to give the examples which they did not mention before watching the video clip.Reward the learner who can recall the most examples as an incentive.Teacher Input 2Present an overview of life without electricity by using Presentation 1: Life without electricity.Learner Activity 2Hand out Worksheet A: Reasons why we need electricity.Encourage the learners to spell their answers correctly.Allow the learners 10 minutes to complete the activity.Teacher to use WORKSHEET A: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Learner Activity 3Ask the learners to share their knowledge about circuits.Let them mention the different components.Ask volunteers to draw the symbols on the board.Teacher Input 3Present an overview of electrical circuits by using Presentation 2: Electrical circuits. This will refresh the learners’ minds about the circuits that have already been covered in topic 1.Tell the learners that they will be looking at 1 or more videos about toys that can be made.Show the following videos (teacher can decide):Video Clip 3: How to make a Robot Toy using proximity sensor and old CD. (4:33 min.).Video Clip 4: How to make wind powered toy car for kids. (4:04 min.).Video Clip 5: How to make a string guided flying bird. (5:44 min.).Video Clip 6: How to make a Toy Robot Snake. (4:42 min.).Video Clip 7: Rubber Band Powered Car 4 toothpicks 2 Straws 4 Bottle Caps. (14:31 min.).Learner Activity 5and out Worksheet B: Making a toy (This can be used as a group project – 4 to 6 learners).The learners can be allowed to make any toy, even one that was shown on the video clips 3-7. (The teacher must change the toy on the worksheet).Let the learners complete the worksheet.Teacher to use WORKSHEET B: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Revision Activity 1 Show Video Link 8: How Electricity is produced - For Kids (11:06 min.).Learners complete QUIZ 1.Teacher to use QUIZ 1: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Teacher Input 4Tell the learners that they should have a good understanding about building a circuit.Present an overview of designing by using Presentation 3: Design.Revision Activity 2 Learners complete QUIZ 2.Teacher to use QUIZ 2: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Teacher Input 5Present an overview of making a system by using Presentation 4: Time to make a system.Tell the learners that the two video clips that will follow, will give them a better idea of making an alarm.Show the Video Clip 9: How to make a simple door alarm. (2:26 min.).Show Video Clip 10: Extremely Simple Electronic Trip Wire. (2:39 min.).Learner Activity 6Hand out Worksheet C: Making an alarm.The learners can be allowed to make an alarm / doorbell.Let the learners complete worksheet C.Teacher to use WORKSHEET C: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Revision Activity 3 Learners complete WORKSHEET D: Wiring a South-African three-pronged plug.Teacher to use WORKSHEET D: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work. By Administrator|2017-08-16T09:21:06+02:00August 16th, 2017|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! facebooktwitterlinkedinredditwhatsapptumblrpinterestvkEmail About the Author: Administrator Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.