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Electricity/Electronics


Things to Learn/Do in the Project

Ages 7-9

  • Make a simple circuit, a flashlight, and a switch
  • Find out about magnetism and make a compass

Ages 10-13

  • Learn about Ohm's Law and use a volt-ohm meter
  • Label a circuit diagram
  • Build a three way switch

Ages 14 and Older

  • Determine your family's electrical usage
  • Measure electric usage of appliances
  • Test grounded outlets
  • Explore Electronics
  • Build simple radios, microphones, computers and other equipment
  • Explore careers in electronics and engineering

Project Materials

Reasonably priced materials are available for every project in Kansas 4-H. You can order the materials for your project online or contact your local Extension Office.

Electric (EL100)

General Electric Resources

Project Leader Resources