An everyday flashlight is a wonderful example of a simple electronic circuit in action. Students will enjoy investigating the inner workings of real flashlights, and then building their own flashlights using common materials.
Grades Covered: 3 through 7
Subjects Covered: Physical Science
Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.
NGSS DCI(s): Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems, Developing Possible Solutions, Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer, Wave Properties (https://www.nextgenscience.org/)