System to Solve Problems

Duration: 2½ Weeks / 8¾ Hours
NS CAPS, Page 15 and 58

After the completion of Topic 3 the learners will be able to:

  • know why it is necessary to use electric circuits
  • design and make a system that uses a circuit to produce movement
  • describe what will happen if there was no electricity
  • discuss the advantages and disadvantages of electricity
  • identify electrical appliances, its usage and into which type of energy it is transformed

Content and Concepts: Please select a sub-category below.

toolsYou will need


  • Computer
  • Data projector
  • Speakers
  • Internet connection

Powerpoints and Photocopies

Available on category pages
  • PowerPoints
  • Worksheets
  • Quiz

School Resources

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Playground
  • Sports field


  • Copper wire
  • Conducting wire (different thickness)
  • Insulated wire
  • Bulbs
  • Batteries
  • Gloves