Electricity Project

Project Description

Are you ready to experience the magic of electricity? In this project, you will learn about the uses of electricity, selecting appropriate materials for your electric project, how to build your own flashlight or switch, test conductivity, investigate circuits, test materials for magnetism, build and test a compass, build an electromagnet, build a galvanometer and build an electric motor

Project Requirements

Project Books Required? Yes

Project books can be purchased here

*** Please note, if you do not attend at least one workshop in your project area during the 4-H year, you will be required to complete activities in your project book and turn it in with your record book. The number of activities required to complete a 4-H year in each project book can be found here.

Project age limit? 8 and up

Project Superintendent Information

Electricity Superintendent: Vacant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717