Electric light bulb in a glass dome

De-mystify the “magic” of electric circuits, magnetism, motors and electronics. From building burglar alarms to learning how to select a good stereo and other consumer items. This project offers opportunities for hands-on experiences and knowledge you will use in the future. Experience technology firsthand while learning communication and decision-making skills.

Here's What You Can Learn . . . .

  • Learn about safety and equipment used in working with electricity
  • Identify tools and parts used in working with electricity
  • Wire a simple circuit
  • Build a compass
  • Build a flashlight
  • Construct a simple switch
  • Build an electric motor

Online Resources and Websites

Online Resources
  • Shop 4-H Curriculum
    • Magic of Electricity, Level 1 (06848)
    • Investigating Electricity, Level 2 (06849)
    • Wired for Power, Level 3 (06850)
    • Entering Electronics, Level 4 (06851)
    • Electric Excitement Helper's Guide (06852)



Contact Us

Wyoming State 4-H Office

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-5170

Fax: (307)766-3998

Email: 4h@uwyo.edu

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