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Static Elecricity

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STATIC ELECTRICITY

 

Topic/Date Lesson; notes, simulations, activities and other resources 

Success Criteria: 

Students should be able to;

Introducing Static Electricity 

 

 

Note: Static Electricity Lesson 1.pdf

 

Simulation:  https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons

John Travoltage:  https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/travoltage

 

Video:   watch -4:42

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT_LmwnmVNM

What makes up an atom?

How does an atom get a charge?

How is a spark generated?

What are practical examples of static electricity?

 

HW:  Text book  

Read 11.1 What is Static?   p 465-466 Do  Questions 2-8 p 471

Read 11.2 Charging by Friction p 472-473  Do Questions 1-2 p 477

-describe the structure of the atom

-describe how positive, negative and neutral charge forms

-define and apply the laws of electrostatics 

 

-investigate static electricity in the lab

Charging by contact and Induction

 

 

 

Note: Charging by Contact and Induction.pdf

 

Investigation: charging using a Pith ball Apparatus

 

HW Text book Read The Law of Electric Charges p 468-469

Text book Read Charging by Contact 11.2 p 474-477  Q 3, 5-8 p 477

-investigate the effects of a charged rod on a neutral or charged pith ball 

Conductors and Insulators

 

 

 

Senior Physics  Conductors and Insulators:  Watch 1-28:40  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Bk8Bnyjsoo

 

Text:  Read p 480-482 Do  Q 1-4, 6 & 7

-describe the difference between conductors and insulates

-describe uses of conductors and insulators

Investigating Charge 

 

 

Investigating Static using Metal Leaf electroscopes

 

Investigation 1: Charging by induction (temporary)

Investigation 2:  Charging by induction (permanent)

 

-completed prediction, observation and analysis for each investigation will be handed in

 

Electroscope simulation

http://www.education.uoit.ca/lordec/ID_LORDEC/electroscope/electroscope_lo.swf

 

Text book Read Using a Metal Leaf Electroscope p 469

 

 

-describe how to charge by contact

-describe how grounding affects charged objects

-describe how an electroscope responds to either positive or negatively charged objects

-describe how to charge an electroscope by induction and grounding

 

Reviewing Charging

 

Take up labs. Students need to focus on correcting their work.

 

Need more review watch:  Senior Physics Video:  Charging by Induction:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_Hl1g_lnK0

 

Completed in Class Text book Read Charging by Induction 11.6 p 486-488   Q 2-6 p 489

 

 

 

Lightning

Read Electric Discharge p 492-495  Do Q 1-5 p 495

 

Lightning Videos

1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipAemhMEKwE

2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3Awp-3CxSU


 Fun with Tesla Coils:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApAF6zAlv8w

 

 

 

 

Review:  

 

Self Quiz  Chapter 11  Q 1-18 p 500-501

Review Questions 1-6, 15-20, 23 p 498-499

 

 
Other Resources:

Watch Bill Nye Static Electricity Video:  http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xlp2y9_bill-nye-static-electricity_tech

 

Dangers and Used of Static: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO1duox4XCM

 

Spray Painting:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQWYP9ucyqk
 

 

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