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Circuits with Direct Current - Bell Ringer

Activity Overview

This Bell Ringer introduces the topic of Circuits with Direct Current and explores the idea of using potatoes as batteries. The Bell Ringer is a TI-Nspire PublishViewTM document.

About the Lesson

This Science Nspired Bell Ringer introduces the topic Circuits with Direct Current to students. The Bell Ringer shows how it could be possible to use vegetables, especially potatoes, as an inexpensive battery source in poor nations. Students are then asked to answer questions based on the short video segment shown.

The Bell Ringer is a PublishViewTM document (.tnsp), ideal for large group instruction using TI-Nspire software and a projection device. This Bell Ringer contains a video which may increase the time to download.