"Burning Things with Electricity"
and "Oil Lamps" Trailer

Students discover how certain materials glow when electricity flows through them. They then try burning different kinds of oils to see which one makes the best oil lamp. This relates to electricity, voltage, amperage, resistance, heat, light, combustion, and materials. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “The Darkened Castle,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Hard


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Note: All activities in this lesson should be performed with adult supervision. Likewise, common sense and care are essential to the conduct of any and all activities, whether described in this lesson or otherwise. Parents or guardians should supervise children. Rock-it Science assumes no responsibility for any injuries or damages arising from any activities.