Sharing a little light

Ever witnessed KS2 children struggling with crocodile clips, bulb holders and bulbs? Apart from matching the right bulb to the batteries they do take up quite a bit of space. Curiously I have not seen many primary schools using LEDs – they are quite simple really.
LED and cell
Here’s one set up with a simple 3V coin cell which is sitting in a piece of slide-binder plastic. Watch this space for a great idea to use these in a design and make activity.


About Mike Martin

Teacher educator based at Liverpol John Moores University in the UK. Researching subject knowledge of pre-service teachers.
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One Response to Sharing a little light

  1. Sandra Horne Martin says:

    Great idea!!!

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