Introduction lesson: understanding electrical systems

In this lesson, we will introduce you to the unit 'Control'. We will explore what electrical systems are and revisit simple circuits. We will explore what inputs, processes and outputs are on an electrical system. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Can you identify a product below that includes an electrical system?

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Q2.To make a electrical product work it would need to include which one of these items?

2/3

Q3.Can you identify any of the components below that are electrical components?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Can you identify a product below that includes an electrical system?

1/3

Q2.To make a electrical product work it would need to include which one of these items?

2/3

Q3.Can you identify any of the components below that are electrical components?

3/3

Video

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Introduction: understanding electrical systems

This quiz has been developed to test what you have learnt following session 1

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is meant by control technology?

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Q2.Can you identify products from below that include the use of control technology? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q3.What is meant by the term electrical insulator?

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Q4.What is an input on an electrical system?

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Q5.What key component did we use to make a circuit for a product that needs to move?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Introduction: understanding electrical systems

This quiz has been developed to test what you have learnt following session 1

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is meant by control technology?

1/5

Q2.Can you identify products from below that include the use of control technology? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.What is meant by the term electrical insulator?

3/5

Q4.What is an input on an electrical system?

4/5

Q5.What key component did we use to make a circuit for a product that needs to move?

5/5

Lesson summary: Introduction lesson: understanding electrical systems

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