Hello! 

I'm a student at the University of Houston, I'm due for my second observation in two weeks and decided to teach a lesson on circuits. I work with a 4th-grade class, I was wondering if there were any books I could use in the lesson. So far the most interesting one I have found is a Magic School Bus book. 

Daisy Del Fierro
Daisy Del Fierro
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Use Explore All Resources button to search and when I have more time I will look to see what I have in Picture Perfect Science. They include a great variety of trade books to engage learners.

Pamela Dupre
Pamela Dupre
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Hello Daisy,

You should check out the excellent simulations at Phet Colorado:  https://phet.colorado.edu

In particular: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-dc and https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-dc-virtual-lab are elementary level. 

In each simulation there is a section for teachers that has a primer on how to use the simulation, activity plans, worksheets, etc.  I highly recommend that you register as a teacher to get access to these.  The simulations have also been translated into over 40 languages and many activities are also in other languages!  

Hope this helps,

Gabe Kraljevic

Gabe Kraljevic
Gabe Kraljevic
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