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Electricity- Department J-23

  • To be judged Thursday, as soon as Naturespace is completed

Exhibitors limited to entering in one class only. All posters must be size 14”x22”. Cover brand names on batteries. One Grand Champion and one Reserve Champion will be selected in Electricity or Mechanical Projects. Ribbon will be awarded.

Department J-23, Class A

Unit I – Open to members enrolled in beginning electricity or members of other youth groups doing equivalent work. Page numbers correspond to “Magic of Electricity” literature.

 Premiums Offered

Blue – $1.75
Red – $1.50
White – $1.25
Pink – $1.00

  1. Build a flashlight (pg. 11 book)
  2. Simple switch (pg. 12-13)
  3. Display of different types of circuits (pg. 16)
  4. Build a compass (pg. 27)
  5. Build a galvanometer (pg. 31)
  6. Build an electric motor (pg. 32)
  7. Poster on electrical safety
  8. Build an electromagnet (pg. 28)
  9. Any other electrical project with 3×5 card explaining work done.

Department J-23, Class B

Unit II – Open to members enrolled in Investigating Electricity or members of other youth groups doing equivalent work.

Premiums Offered

Blue – $2.00
Red – $1.75
White – $1.50
Pink – $1.25

  1. Display of different types of circuit
  2. Display of electric cords, wires, etc.
  3. Display of a 3 way switch.
  4. Momentary switch (pg. 26)
  5. Build an alarm (pg. 33)
  6. Test lamp
  7. Light-duty extension cord
  8. Any other electrical project with 3×5 card explaining work done.

Department J-23, Class C

Unit III – Open to members enrolled in Wired For Power or members of other youth organizations doing equivalent work.

 Premiums Offered

Blue – $2.25
Red – $2.00
White – $1.75
Pink – $1.50

  1. Display of basic electric tools and supply kit (pg. 6)
  2. Poster identifying a service entrance panel (pg. 12 in “Wired For Power” literature)
  3. Display of wire and cable with explanation of symbols and meanings (pg. 14)
  4. Display and identify different types of receptacles or switches (pg. 22)
  5. Test lamp
  6. Display on replacing a switch (pg. 32)
  7. Repairing electrical item with 3×5 card explaining work done
  8. Homemade lamp or lighting unit
  9. Any other electrical project with 3×5 card explaining work done.

Department J-23, Class D

Unit IV – Open to members enrolled in Entering Electronics or members of other youth organizations doing equivalent work.

Page numbers correspond to “Entering Electronics” literature.

 Premiums Offered

Blue – $2.50
Red – $2.25
White – $2.00
Pink – $1.50

  1. Display and identify six (6) or more electronic parts (pg. 6)
  2. Display on testing voltage and polarity characteristic of LEDs (pg. 24)
  3. Build a plinky flasher
  4. Build a burglar alarm (pg. 28 or 32)
  5. Build a 6-8 watt amplifier to power a speaker
  6. Display of circuit using transistor (pg. 21)
  7. Any other exhibit from unit with a 3×5 card explaining work done.
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