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 551554 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 556557 Do Q 14 p 557
Read 13.5 Potential Difference p 560561 Do Q 14 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 2930

Notes on Resistance.pdf
Activities modeling factors affecting resistance
Text Reference Read p 564566
Do Questions 17 p 566
Text Ref Read 568569
Q 18 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

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.
15, 712, 15, 16 p 582
13, 2326 p 581
More Practice with Circuits
Q 4,5,6,7 p 575
Q 1,2, 4 a) & c), 57 p 554
4. Complete a chart summarizing the quantities, symbols, formulas and units associated with current, voltage, resistance, power, and energy


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