Make a simple torch

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Simple circuit to light a bulb


AA battery holder, bulb and bulb holder with screw terminals, two lengths of wire. [Cubs - see file for additional requirements]


connect a piece of wire to each of the bulb holder terminals, screw in bulb. add batteries to holder. touch one end of each end of wire to either end of battery holder to complete circuit. [For Cubs see file for addition of switch]


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