Michael Faraday Teacher Resources
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Faraday's Electromagnetic LabLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"But still try, for who knows what is possible." - Michael Faraday. Faraday's advice features in a simulation that permits pupils to play with a bar magnet in order to make a light bulb glow connecting electromagnetic induction to...
World's First Electric GeneratorLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Michael Faraday built the first electric generator more than 180 years ago. People on the street explore the same concepts pupils do while watching the informative video. An explanation of the scientific principles behind magnetism,...
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Palladium entered the scientific world through much debate and discussion, after being named after a planet that turned out to be an asteroid, being sold and stolen, and being used by Faraday for groundbreaking experiments. Watch a video...
Why Outlets Spark When Unplugging—EMF and InductorsLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever observed a spark when unplugging something? An engaging video series covering physics concepts tackles why this happens and if you should be concerned. Learn about inductors, Faraday's Law of Induction, and watch sparks fly!
Electromagnetism - Electromagnetic InductionLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate electromagnetic induction. In this physics lesson, students construct Faraday's coil to observe what happens when a wire moves through a changing electromagnetic field. They complete lab report and present...
Levitating Barbecue! Electromagnetic InductionLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Who says you shouldn't play with electricity?! Investigate Faraday's Law of Induction through a video demonstration from his hometown. The lesson shows an aluminum plate levitating from the magnetic fields created by electric currents....
Historical Success Stories: Banneker, Blackwell, Drew, and FaradayLesson Planet
Fourth graders investigate how all races and religions have contributed to US history by looking at the scientists Elizabeth Blackwell, Benjamin Banneker, Charles Drew, and Michael Faraday. They research these scientists individually and...
Great Minds: Rosalind FranklinLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th
The first person to discover the structure of DNA is not the person who won the Nobel prize for the discovery. While we know Rosalind Franklin was the first to discover the structure of DNA, her work was shared with others who went on to...