Electronics for Kids – Level 1

ABC of electronics with exciting hands-on STEM activities

Number of Lessons

8

Learning Hours

8+

Grades

5+

Electronics for Kids – Level 1 is a part of the specially-designed middle school STEM curriculum curated by curriculum experts for teaching the basics of electronics to kids through activities such as glowing an LED, making a DIY turntable, control DC and servo motors, using touch sensors to classify objects and conductors and insulators, etc.

With its clear explanations and an assortment of exciting activities for kids, Electronics for Kids – Level 1 will have students building their own DIY electronics projects in no time.

Learning Outcomes

After completing Electronics for Kids – Level 1, students will have a basic understanding of electronics, circuit design, actuators and sensors with the help of a wide variety of STEM activities.

Apart from the aforementioned learning outcomes, this STEM curriculum will also help them develop skills such as problem-solving and debugging techniques, DIY-ing, teamwork, and creativity.

Prerequisites

None

Curriculum Lesson Plan

Section 1 - Basics of Electronics

Students will be introduced to the building blocks of electronics - voltage, current, resistance, Ohm’s Law, how circuits work, and the basics of LEDs.
1.1 - Basic of Electronics – Voltage
Introduction to the world of electronics - Charge, voltage and how to measure voltage using evive.
1.2 - Basics of Electronics – Current & Resistor
What are current and resistance in an electronic circuit? How to calculate the value of a resistor using color code?
1.3 - Ohm’s Law and LED Basics
What is Ohm's Law - relation between voltage, current, and resistance? How to glow a LED?

Section 2 - Basics of Actuators

After the basics of electronics, students will learn how simple actuators like the DC motor and servo motor work with the help of hands-on STEM activities using evive.
2.1 - Introduction to Motor
What is a motor, its components and how to control its direction of rotation and speed using evive Menu?
2.2 - DIY Turntable
Make a turntable and make beautiful drawing by controlling the direction of rotation and speed of the motor.
2.3 - Servo Motor – Precise Movement
What is a servo motor and why do we need it. Activity - Making Tobi head move using servo and evive.

Section 3 - Basics of Sensors

In this section, students will learn how sensors work and how to visualize the output of different sensors with the help of hands-on STEM activities using evive.
3.1 - Introduction to Sensors
What is sensor? How are they categorized based on the output they provide? How to read digital and analog sensor using evive menu?
3.2 - Touch Sensor – Conductor or Insulators?
Identify which object is a conductor and which is an insulator using evive capacitive touch sensor?

What will you need to Conduct this Curriculum?

STEM Classroom Bundle

The Best STEM Resources for Sparking Innovation in Kids.

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