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#### Magnetic Induction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Physicists of the future observe the behavior of current in relation to a magnet through several inquiry activities. They construct a generator and experiment with solenoid coils. They learn and apply electromagnetic laws, most often...
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#### Fall 2005 Midterm Exam #1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
You've got the power! With this physics midterm, you have the power to assess learners' grasp of electricity concepts. The exam is neatly formatted and provides a variety of question types: true or false, multiple choice, and problem...
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#### Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #1

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Electricity is the focus of this college-level midterm exam. It requres physics learners to answer multiple choice and short answer questions in addition to evaluating several diagrams and graphs. This is appropriate for most high school...
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#### Conductors and Insulators

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore conductors and insulators. In this science lesson, 5th graders act as electrons moving through a wire. Students break into groups representing conductors and insulators and explore how they work with electrons.
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#### Fall 2004 Midterm Exam #1, Parts A & B

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
First year physics learners show what they know about electric potential, circuits, power, current, and voltage on this midterm exam. It consists of a multiple choice section, some true or false questions, and two multi-step problems to...
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#### Changes in Heat

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A thorough PowerPoint provides information related to changes in heat. The contrast between day and night temperatures is included. The concepts of boiling and freezing are also covered. Insulators and conductors are presented as well.
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#### Electricity

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Twenty-one slides cover all aspects of electricity; from electric charge, to protons, lightning, currents, the calculations for wire resistance, circuits, household devices, and fluorescence.  The amount of detail and the range of topics...
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#### Electricity

For Teachers 4th
Give your science lesson a charge with this presentation on electricity. Each slide contains vocabulary or great information on what electricity is and how it works. Note: This resource would be even better if accompanied by a video and...
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#### Thermal Energy

For Teachers 6th
Explore thermal energy with your class with this introductory presentation. While there is information about heat, conduction, temperature and other topics, further information could be added to make it a richer experience.
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#### Specific Resistance of Conductors

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this conductors worksheet, learners complete 15 problems about conductance, strain gauge, and electrical resistance of conductors.
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#### Conductors and Insulators

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this conductors and insulators learning exercise, students answer 11 questions about electrical resistance, conductance, gauge scale, and breakdown voltage.
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#### Electrical Connections

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this electrical connections worksheet, students answer 13 questions about conductance, resistors, how to build a circuit and electrical connections.
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#### Safety Grounding

For Students 10th - 12th
In this grounding worksheet, students answer 12 questions about electrical power systems, the importance of grounding and electric shock.
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#### Circuits- Lock-out/ Tag-out

For Students 10th - 12th
In this circuits worksheet, students answer eight questions about different types of circuits, grounding cables to reduce electric shock, circuit breakers and locking and tagging a disconnect device.
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#### Electric Gameboards

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the properties of electricity.  In this electricity lesson, students construct an electric game board circuit using their knowledge of a series electrical circuit. Students develop game ideas based on current curriculum,...
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#### Electricity: Static and Current

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate static and current electricity. In this electricity lesson plan, students observe 4 demonstrations and conduct 3 activities to explore the repulsion of electrons and the attraction of protons and electrons. They...
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#### Matching Circuit

For Students 9th - 12th
In this circuits worksheet, students answer 16 questions about matching circuits and how they are constructed. They answer questions about insulators and conductors and complete and incomplete circuits. They also answer questions about...
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#### To Resist Or Not To Resist

For Students 7th - 12th
In this electric circuits worksheet, students will read about Georg Ohm and Ohm's law. Then students will complete 4 short answer questions.
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#### One Path

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover that charge movement through a circuit depends on the resistance and arrangement of the circuit components. In a hands-on activity, students build and investigate the characteristics of series circuits. In another...
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#### Go with the Flow

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students gain an understanding of the difference between electrical conductors and insulators, and experience recognizing a conductor by its material properties. They build a conductivity tester to determine whether different objects are...
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#### Music Makers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore distinct styles that have characterized famous musicians and conductors. By studying one musician or conductor in-depth, students become experts on this person's musical style and are given the opportunity to share.
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#### Wire Types and Sizes

For Students 10th - 12th
In this wires activity, students answer 16 questions about types of electrical wires, their gauge or sizes, the ampacity of wires and conduit.
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#### What Is Electricity?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate vocabulary words associated with electricity.  In this electrical lesson plan, students utilize the Internet to research what electricity is and how it works.  Students create an actual circuit in class using a...
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#### Conductors and Insulators Experiment

For Students 5th - 6th
In this conductors and insulators experiment worksheet, students follow the procedures to set up an experiment that tests which common materials are conductors or insulators.