Simple Electric Circuit w/ Switch Kit

This Lewis Latimer inspired kit includes 

  • 2 - mini light bulb (6.3V (volts) / 0.5A (amps))
  • 1 - 9V battery snap connector with wires
  • 1 - mini bulb holder
  • 1 – wired Rocker Switch


Speaking from experience, children become so engaged in the simple electric circuit activity. The task of creating the circuit provides an opportunity to think critically, engage in discussion about the inventions and achievements of Lewis Latimer, and "learn by doing". 


Visit this link to download the Lewis Latimer lesson plan, which includes a step by step set of procedures as well as a video instructional.