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Electricity Unit

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PART 1  Sustainable Electricity and Energy Generation

 

Agenda Structure

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

Ontario Electricity Generation

 

Fri Oct 9

Lecture on Energy use in Ontario.

 

Focus on Nuclear Energy

 

Note:Nuclear Energy.pdf

-compare and contrast the source of energy globally, nationally and provincially

 

-describe the factors that determine what sources of energy are used

 

 

-describe how nuclear energy is used as our primary sources of energy in Ontario

 

As it pertains to Nuclear Energy

-identify the location of nuclear reactors in Ontario

-use terms such as uranium, fission, heavy water, fuel rod/bundle reactor, turbine, electromagnetic generator to describe the production of electricity

-identify the structures and functions of the nuclear power plant

-identify pros and cons associated with nuclear energy

 

Problem Solving Method

 

Tues Oct 13 

 

 

 

Problem:  How will the province of Ontario meet it's energy needs in the future.

 

Defining the problem:  The Pickering Nuclear Power plant provides 18% on Ontario's electricity. However, it will be decommissioned Aug 31 2018.

 

Recall the principle of sustainability:  sustainability 2014.pdf

-define sustainability and describe the dimensions of sustainability

 

Alternative Energy Research

 

Assigned Tues Oct 13. 

Part 1: Individual Research Alternative Energy Assignment

 

Part 2:  Group Work

 

A resource document is provided for your research.  Follow the following path on the library computer to start your research.

Go to the G: drive then to the Shared folder then to Student folder then click on 1D science Alternative energy files

 

 

 

 

 

PART 1  STATIC ELECTRICITY

 

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

Success Criteria: 

Students should be able to;

Introducing Static Electricity 

 

Tuesday Oct 7

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

 

Wed  Oct 8

 

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

 

Thurs Oct 9

 

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 

 

Friday Oct 10

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

Mon Oct 14

 

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:  Wed Oct 15

 

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
 

 

 

PART 2 CURRENT ELECTRICITY

 

 

Topic    Success Criteria:  Students will be able to..... 
Thurs Oct 16

Introduction to Current Electricity

Read p 507-508  Q 1-6 p 508

 
Friday Oct 17

Notes: Circuits.pdf

 

Activity:  Circuit Building

 

-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

Monday Oct 20

Notes  Current and Voltage.pdf

 

Activity:  The Human Circuit

 

-define current and voltage using the proper symbols, formula and units

-identify the direction of flow around a circuit

-illustrate how to connect an ammeter and voltmeter in a circuit

-distinguish between AC and DC

 

Tues Oct 21

Students will complete the following in Class

 

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

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

 

Work not completed in class must be completed for Homework


 

Circuit Lab

Wed Oct 22

 

Investigating current and voltage in series and parallel circuits

circuit lab 2014.rtf

 

 

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

 

 

Resistance 

Thursday Oct 23

Friday Oct 24

Notes on Resistance.pdf

 

Activities modeling factors affecting resistance

 

Text Reference Read p 564-565

Do Questions 1-7 p 566

 

Text Ref Read 568-569

Q 1-7 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

 

Relating Current, Voltage and Resistance

 

Mon Oct 27

 

 

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

 

Text Reference   Read 571-574  Q 1-7 p 575

 

Continued.....

 

Tues Oct 28

 

circuit lab Resistance.rtf

 

Bozeman Science Tutorial on Series and Parralell Circuits

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

 

-understand how current,voltage and resistance are affected by series and parallel circuits

Electrical Power and Efficiency

Wed Oct 29

 

Read 12.7 p 530-535  Q 1-7 p 535

 

 

Review

 

 

 Electricity Review

 

1-5, 15-18, 23 p498-499

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

1-3, 23-26 p 581

 

 

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

 

 

PART 3  Sustainable Electricity and Energy Generation

 

Agenda Structure

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

Problem Solving Method

 

Friday Oct 31

 

 

Problem:  How will the province of Ontario meet it's energy needs in the future.

 

Defining the problem:  The Pickering Nuclear Power plant provides 18% on Ontario's electricity. However, it will be decommissioned Aug 31 2018.

 

Recall the principle of sustainability:  sustainability 2014.pdf

-define sustainability and describe the dimensions of sustainability

 

Alternative Energy Research

 

Mon Nov 3

 

Alternative Energy Assignment 2014.rtf

 

A resource document is provided for your research.  Follow the following path on the library computer to start your research.

Go to the G: drive then to the Shared folder then to Student folder then click on 1D science Alternative energy files

 

 

 

Energy Production 

in Ontario

 

Tues Nov 4

Lecture on Energy use in Ontario.

 

Focus on Nuclear Energy

 

Note:Nuclear Energy.pdf

-compare and contrast the source of energy globally, nationally and provincially

 

-describe the factors that determine what sources of energy are used

 

 

-describe how nuclear energy is used as our primary sources of energy in Ontario

 

As it pertains to Nuclear Energy

-identify the location of nuclear reactors in Ontario

-use terms such as uranium, fission, heavy water, fuel rod/bundle reactor, turbine, electromagnetic generator to describe the production of electricity

-identify the structures and functions of the nuclear power plant

-identify pros and cons associated with nuclear energy

 

 

Alternative Energy

Wed Nov 6

Outlining the science behind  Solar, Wind and Biomass

 

-describe how biomass, solar and wind energy is converted into electricity in Ontario 

Thurs Nov 7

Group Work

 

-analyze the pros and cons associated with biomass, solar and wind energy

 

-describe actions and technology that can help people conserve and use electricity more efficiently 

 

FOR INTEREST

 

 

The Oil Issue 

 

 

Alberta Tar Sands.  Canadian Geographic Article:

 http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/03/canadian-oil-sands/kunzig-text

 

Tar Sands Article Questions.pdf

 

 

In class  Day 1

 

1.  Introduction to Fossil Fuels  Note:Fossil Fuels.pdf

 

2.  Complete discussion questions on article. Students will complete a graphic organizer summarizing the effects of the oil sands development on the  ECONOMY,  ENVIRONMENT,  SOCIETY and HUMAN HEALTH

 

 

In class Day 2

 

1. Students will complete a graphic organizer summarizing the effects of the oil sands development on the  ECONOMY,  ENVIRONMENT,  SOCIETY and HUMAN HEALTH

 

2. Evaluate the sustainability of the Oil Sands Project

 

 

Oil Sands:  http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=1225047n

 

Oil Sands:  Power & People:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eucr370Oz60 ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eucr370Oz60

 

 

Till the last drop;

Part 1;  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61X4IQqnmd0

Part 2;   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8m5PFuYRSI

 

-describe what the oil sands are and how they are processing it

 

-understand the significance of fossil fuels and Oil Sands development to Canada

 

-analyze the social, technological, economic and environmental issues associated with oil sands development

 

-construct a scientific argument defending or debating the extraction of oil.

 

 

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Renewable energy in Ontario

 

 

Jigsaw Activity

Group Activities

Alternative Energy Jigsaw Part 2 2014.pdf

 

SNC1Dscenarios.pdf

 

Group Presentations

 

 

Exemplar:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l0K0M7b4XQ   
 

Make sure you review the following

1) Pros and cons of each of the energy sources

2) How nuclear, fossil fuels, solar and or wind is turned into electricity.

3) Know strategies for energy conservation and  technology used to make energy use more efficient

4) The activity of sustainability.

5) Facts and statistics from the notes.

6) Reflect on the group presentations on alternative energy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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