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Current Electricity

Page history last edited by melamcco@fc.amdsb.ca 1 year, 1 month ago

 

Topic    Success Criteria:  Students will be able to..... 

Circuit Basics

 

Nov 27

 

 

 

What is current electricity

 

Electric Pickle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7DCXBDiyMg

Fun with Electricity 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FO0IKUTkJ0

 

Notes: Circuits.pdf

 

Homework:

Read 13.1 Circuits and Circuit Diagrams p 551-554  Do Q 4 p 554

 

 

-describe the difference between series and parallel circuits

-use proper symbols to represent a battery, switch, light, load, resistor

-build and sketch simple parallel and series circuits

 Current and Voltage

 

Nov 28

 

 

 

 

 

Notes  Current and Voltage.pdf  (voltage)

 

Read 13.3 Electric Current p 556-557  Do Q 1-4 p 557

Read 13.5 Potential Difference p 560-561 Do Q 1-4 p 561

-define current using the proper symbols, formula and units

-illustrate how to connect a ammeter in a circuit

 

-define voltage using the proper symbols, formula and units

-illustrate how to connect a voltmeter in a circuit

  

Resistance

 

Nov 29-30

Notes on Resistance.pdf

 

Activities modeling factors affecting resistance

 

Text Reference Read p 564-566

Do Questions 1-7 p 566

 

Text Ref Read 568-569

Q 1-8 p 570

 

-define resistance

-understand how factors affect resistance and the application of these factors in circuit design

 

-utilize Ohm's law to calculate resistance

-be able to manipulate Ohm's law to solve for current, voltage or resistance

-use proper units for resistance

  

Circuit Lab

 

Mon Dec 3

 

 

 

 

Investigating current and voltage in series and parallel circuits

circuit lab 2014.rtf  (part 1)

 

 

Edison is Located on the computers in 201 at:

This PC >>Apps (P:) >> Edison (folder) >> Edison 4 (folder) >> Edison (yellow lightbulb)

 

 

If you are away, the following Simulation program can be used to complete the lab :  https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-dc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extra Resources

Bozeman Science Tutorial on Series and Parralell Circuits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2EuYqj_0Uk

 

Bozeman Science Tutorial on Current, Voltage and Resistence.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4Vq-xHqUo8

 

Simulation:  https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/ohms-law

 

 

 

Power

 

Tues Dec 4

 

 

 

Notes: Power and Energy.pdf

 

 

Read 12.7  p 530-534

Q  6-7 p 535

 

 

Review

 

Wed Dec 5

 

1.  Make a definition list of new terms

load, cell, current, voltage, resistance, power, AC, DC, charge, series, parallel, circuit, potential difference, ammeter, volt meter, ampere, ohm, volt, watt, kw.hr,

coulombs, electrons, conductor, insulator

 

 

2.  current review.pdf

Current Review Solutions.pdf

 

3.  Text book review.

 

1-5, 7-12, 15, 16 p 582

1-3, 23-26 p 581

 

More Practice with Circuits

Q 4,5,6,7 p 575

Q 1,2, 4 a) & c), 5-7 p 554

 

 

 

4.  Complete a chart summarizing the quantities, symbols, formulas and units associated with current, voltage, resistance, power, and energy

 

 

 
Other Resources

Bill Nye Electricity Video  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icfJWcwJtWU

 

 

Efficiency

 

https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/legacy/energy-forms-and-changes

 

 

 

 

 

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