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Static Electricity

Page history last edited by melamcco@fc.amdsb.ca 1 year, 2 months ago

 

STATIC ELECTRICITY

 

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

Success Criteria: 

Students should be able to;

Introducing Static Electricity 

 

Mon Nov 19

 

 

 

Note: Static Electricity Lesson 1.pdf

 

Investigating Static:  Students will complete investigations to study the principle of static.

 

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

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

 

-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

Investigating Static Electricity

 

Wed Nov 21

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson on Charging by contact and Charging by Induction.

 

Investigation: Charging using a Pith ball Apparatus

 

Use an app like explain everything or hand write your Hypothesis, Observation and Analysis of the lab and hand it in by the end of class

Static Lab 1.pdf

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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

Investigating Charge 

 

Thurs Nov 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investigating Static using Metal Leaf electroscopes

 

Handin your Hypothesis, Observation and Analysis of the 3 part lab and hand it in by the end of class  Static Lab 2.pdf

 

Electroscope simulation

video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu-3dkE3g4U

 

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

 

 Mon Nov 26

Discuss how Lightning is generated and how we can protect ourselves and equipment from lightning

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

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

 

Describe how we use the laws of electrostatics in 

Spray Painting:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAEGkaqKZhQ 

Electrostatic Precipitator:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcyFY3iAdlw

 

Text book Questions done in class:  Q 3, 5-8 p 477

Q 1,6,7 p 482

 

 

 

Review

 

1) Use Success Criteria to Identify key ideas.

 2)  Try these practice tests  Static Electricity Review.pdf

Solutions to Electrostatics Review.pdf

 

3)  Do text book review.  Self Quiz  Chapter 11  Q 1-18 p 500-501

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

 

 

 

 

 

 
Other Resources:

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?

 

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

 

Watch the following videos and summarize the content in each.

Watch the following video  Senior Physics  Conductors and Insulators:

 1-28:40 min  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Bk8Bnyjsoo

 

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

 

9 Awesome Tricks using Static

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViZNgU-Yt-Y 

 

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

 

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