This unit aligns with the Common Core State Standards:
"STANDARD 5 - Matter and Energy
The competent science teacher understands the nature and properties of energy in its various forms, and the processes by which energy is exchanged and/or transformed.
5A. understands the atomic and nuclear structure of matter and the relationship to chemical and physical properties
5D. understands the characteristics and relationships among thermal, acoustical, radiant, electrical, chemical, mechanical, and nuclear energies
5E. analyzes the properties of materials in relation to their chemical or physical structures and evaluate uses of the materials based on their properties.
5I. demonstrates the ability to use instruments or to explain functions of the technologies used to study matter and energy
6C. understands the nature and properties of electricity and magnetism."
Unit VI “Electricity & Magnetism” folder contains five comprehensive PowerPoint lessons; four review programs with printable color PDF worksheets; five student PPT note guides; two chapter vocabulary sheets; several student worksheets and computer/Internet lab activities (PDF and Word); several short assessments and two chapter tests (short answer, multiple choice, matching, true/false questions) with answer keys also in Word and PDF.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and at least two links to short videos for each lesson to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide in each PowerPoint.
ActivInspire programs are used for an interactive review of the material covered in the unit - but can also be used as a printable review/worksheet if the ActivInspire software is not available.
Individual lessons/programs (not assessments) can also be found separately in the AstronomyDad store.
Terms/concepts in this unit include:
electric charge, electrons, protons, neutrons, electron cloud, net electric charge, lightning, coulomb, electric force, like charges, opposite charges, electric field, electric field strength, static electricity, electric charge transfer, frictional charge, contact charge, induction charge, Van de Graaf generator, static discharge, negative charges, positive charges, electric current, amperes, amps, coulombs, direct current (DC), batteries, alternating current (AC), wiring, conductors, insulators, metals, lattice structure, free electrons, resistance, electric flow, electric charge, ohms, Georg Ohm, superconductors, voltage, volt, voltage drop, terminals, chemical energy, electrical energy, Ohm's law, V = IR, electric circuits, circuit diagrams, batteries, light bulbs, switches, wire, electrons, positive terminal, open switch , closed switch, closed circuit, flow charge, series circuit, parallel circuit, electric power, watts, P = I x V, electrical energy, E = P x t, kilowatt, kilowatt hours, electrical safety, fuses, circuit breakers, insulation, three-prong plug, grounding, magnet, Magnesia, magnetite, lodestone, compass, magnetic force, magnetic poles, magnetic strength, iron filings, magnetosphere, cosmic radiation, geographic north, magnetic north, magnetic south, pole shift, electron spin, paired electrons, magnetic domain, iron, cobalt, nickel, ferromagnetic metals, temporary magnet, permanent magnet, monopole, super magnets, MRI, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism, Hans Oersted, magnetic field, magnetic loops, right-hand rule, magnetic field, current flow, combined magnetic field, solenoid, electromagnets, electromagnetic strength, electric motors, galvanometers, loudspeakers, generators
Introductory Physics Complete Unit VI "Electricity & Magnetism"
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