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Challenge your physics class to implement their knowledge of electric fields by completing this activity as homework. There are 15 problems to solve, for which pupils compute electrostatic force, electric field strength, and electric potential energy. Diagrams included in several of the problems make them crystal clear, while multiple choice answers provide assignees with some security in their computations.
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits. Finally, the worksheet finishes off with magnetism, specifically electromagnetic induction. Though many of the questions require problem solving and computation, the answers are presented as multiple choice. Neat diagrams are included in many of the questions.
What a shock your physics pupils will receive when they view this fascinating PowerPoint! They will be able to calculate electric field strength using Coulomb's law as a result. They will also visualize electric fields and grasp the behavior of electrons within a conductor. They examine Faraday's experiments with electricity. This marvelous resource thoroughly prepares learners of physics for dealing with electrostatic equilibrium. Follow the show with some problem-solving practice.
A summary of electric charge and its flow along a conductor starts this PowerPoint. The differences between batteries and supply from a power station are detailed and a group of slides that ask questions of your students and then give the answers . A set of slides show the wiring and pins in a European plug along with the possible faults and dangers.
Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of questions to answer on every topic within the typical first year physics curriculum. Measure end-of-the-year understanding by giving this as your final exam.
Twelve pages of mostly multiple-choice questions comprise this comprehensive New York Regents physics exam. It covers an entire year's worth of physics curriculum and requires about three hours for completion. Review the questions to make sure that they are all covered in your class, then create your own answer sheet for student use. This is an outstanding resource to use as a final exam.
Teacher's notes, a materials list, detailed procedure, tips, and extension ideas are all included to make teaching this lesson on photovoltaic cells a sunny spot in your day! After some brief background reading, physical science apprentices measure the voltage output of a PV cell when exposed to different colors of light. A very nice set of student instructions and recording sheet are provided to guide them through the activity.
Through scientific inquiry, middle schoolers discover how to arrange solar cells in order to produce electricity. This activity is intended to prepare learners to be able to design and construct solar cars. As with other resources produced by School Power Naturally, this one provides extensive teacher information and a well-written laboratory worksheet.
Collaborative groups connect resistors and solar panels in series and measure electrical resistance, voltage, and current. The objective is to order 16 solar panels from strongest to weakest. They graph current-voltage and power curves as well. This lesson gives learners experience in problem solving and critical thinking in addition to helping them identify variables that might affect the output of a solar panel.
At the end of a general physics course focused on light and electricity, you can administer this exam. Concepts covered include electromagnetism, circuits, induction, light rays, lenses and mirrors, characteristics of light, electron energy levels, and radioactive decay. Questions come in a combination of styles, from multiple choice, to analyzing diagrams, to solving computational problems. Written for a college level course, this may also work well with high schoolers.
Students examine the basic ideas of conductors and insulators. In this electricity lesson, students predict which items will work as insulators or conductors when contact is made with a lightning globe. The students evaluate what they have learned and record their results on worksheets.
Charge up your physics class with this presentation on electrostatics. They will be able to explain what electrostatics is, how electric charge is conserved, and the basics of electric force. They will see how to use Coulomb's law to compute the electric force between to charges. This straightforward set of slides will provide strong support for your lesson on electrostatics.
Physical science fledglings build a jellybean model of a helium atom in order to understand atomic structure. Although the title mentions electricity, it is barely touched upon during the "Overview and Conclusion" section of this lesson plan. If you want to teach atomic structure to upper elementary or middle school science classes, this walks you thoroughly through the background information and model making procedure.