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Introduction to Electricity

How do you build speakers? What turns an iron nail into a magnet? Can you really use a potato as a battery? This adventure proves that power is at your fingertips.

Almost everywhere we go, we are surrounded by electricity and it's hard to imagine life without it. But what is "electricity"? What exactly runs through the various cables, wires, and devices that make up our daily lives, and how does it make them work?

This workshop explores these issues and attempts a few crazy experiments, like turning fruits and vegetables into batteries, making a magnet out of an iron nail, and to top it all off – we will harness electricity and the principle of magnetism to build a speaker.



4th and 5th-grade students


Four weekly sessions on Wednesdays, from 17:15-18:45. The first session will be held on January 8, 2020


Laboratory 14, Shoham Complex, north Davidson campus, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot


300 NIS


Simply click on the registration link below and follow the instructions on the online form. Hurry – the number of students per class is limited!


Team Members

Instructor: Liat Markus


For more information: +972-8-9378300

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