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The activities within this website are particularly relevant for pupils aged 7-11, alongside the study of electricity in the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2.

1 Pupils should be taught:
Simple circuits

a) to construct circuits, incorporating a battery or power supply and a range of switches, to make electrical devices work [for example, buzzers, motors]

b) how changing the number or type of components [for example, batteries, bulbs, wires] in a series circuit can make bulbs brighter or dimmer

c) how to represent series circuits by drawings and conventional symbols, and how to construct series circuits on the basis of drawings and diagrams using conventional symbols.


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