The Magic School Bus Gets Charged
Field Trip Notes
It's Valentine's Day and the kids are selling lightbulbs. But when they stop at Ms. Frizzle's house to sell her one, her battery-operated doorbell doesn't work. Looking for Ms. Frizzle to tell her the doorbell's broken, Wanda overhears her teacher talking on the telephone...to a man! Want rushes back to the others: 'Ms. Frizzle has a boyfriend, and he's on his way to see her! We've got to fix the doorbell or else she'll never know he's here!' But first they have to figure out how it works...
Make The Flow Go
Time: 30 minutes
Group Size: 2-4
The Magic School Bus kids charge through an electrical circuit to discover how it works. Your kids make a simple circuit and switch.
What You Need
For Each Group
Talk About It
If we have a battery and a lightbulb, how can we light the bulb?
What To Do
Create a code using the pressure switch to turn the bulbs off and on. Send a message.
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