Materials List: Bulbs & Batteries Side by Side

Each group needs:

For the entire class to share:

  • rubber bands
  • wire strippers or sandpaper (to remove insulation at wire ends)
  • wire cutters
  • screwdriver

Note: Many of the materials required for this lab can be reused in numerous other electricity activities. When the batteries wear out, dispose of them at a hazardous waste disposal site.