Printed from the Merit Badge Center, Philippines -


  1. Know the sources and ways of producing electricity.

  2. Make a simple electromagnet. Show and state the relationship between electricity and magnetism.

  3. Understand the difference between a direct current and an alternating current, and show used to which each is adapted. Give a method of determining what current flows in a given circuit.

  4. Have an elementary knowledge of the construction of cells, batteries, switches, electric bells, and transformers.

  5. Demonstrate how to replace fuses, and properly splice, solder, and tape rubber-covered wires.

  6. Make and submit a diagram or sketch showing the lights, switches, and outlets controlled by each fuse in your house.

  7. Read correctly an electric meter and compute the bill.


Alternating and Direct Current -
Build an Electromagnet -
Electricity and Magnetism -
Explore Learning -
Generating Electricity -
How Stuff Works -

Worksheet -