Electricity: Dimmer switch

Linking to the topic electricity, year 6 and P7 pupils will investigate conductivity. They will build a simple circuit which will contain a dimmer switch and measure the watts using a light meter.

This pack includes: - A lesson plan - A PowerPoint presentation - Instructions to make the dimmer switch

You will need:

  • Bulb holders
  • Bulbs
  • AA Batteries
  • Crocodile clips
  • Light meter or light meter app
  • 6B pencils
Year 6
Electricity: Dimmer switch

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