Electricity and Magnetism - A study of electric charge and magnetism.

Test date (May 5-6, 2003) workQuiz (May 2, 2003)

This unit will allow each student to:

- gain a better understanding of static electric charge, electricity, simple electric circuits and magnetism
- continue making proper scientific measurements and calculations
- define and properly use all vocabulary
- properly apply all terms in describing/explaining real world examples
- relate these concepts her/his daily activities and behaviors
- teach someone else the concepts discussed
- practice proper laboratory safety

- identify SI units of electric charge, resistance, current, potential difference, and power
- explain the base unit meanings of the SI units of electricity
- describe the effects of static electricity on matter
- describe charging by friction, conduction, and induction
- describe the behavior of an electroscope in the presence of differing electric charges and fields
- describe and sketch electric fields surrounding single charged particles as well as multiple charged particles
- distinguish between conductors and insulators
- distinguish between dry and wet cells and briefly explain how each produces electricity
- describe how the potential energy of an electron changes as it moves through a simple circuit
- describe the flow of electric current and electrons through a circuit
- conceptually and mathematically relate potential difference, resistance, and current using Ohm's law
- differentiate between series and parallel circuits and list their applications
- identify characteristics of series and parallel circuits
- construct and sketch simple electric circuits using proper circuit symbols
- recognize the function of fuses and circuit breakers
- describe and calculate electrical power and energy usage
- list properties of magnets
- model magnetism using domains
- describe and sketch magnetic fields
- explain the magnetic effects produced by an electric current in a wire
- describe how electric motors use electricity and magnetism to do work
- describe how work and magnetism are used in generators to produce electricity
- distinguish between AC and DC
- explain how transformers change the voltage of alternating current

Honors Physical Science

Electricity and Magnetism - A study of electric charge
and magnetism.

Holt Science Spectrum - issued textbook | Foundations of Physical Science - See teacher for access |

13.1 - Electric Charge and Force - p. 436 #1-2, 4-6
13.2 - Current - p. 445 #1-6, 7, 8
13.3 - Circuits - p. 452 #1-6, 7, 8
14.1 - Magnets and Magnetic Fields - p. 467 #1-5
14.2 - Magnetism from Electric Currents - p. 473 #1,
2, 4, 5
14.3 - Electric Current from Magnetism - p. 480 #1-5 |
Chapter 6 - Electricity and Electric Circuits
Chapter 7 - Measuring Electricity
Chapter 8 - Electrical Relationships
Chapter 9 - Circuits
Chapter 10 - Magnets and Motors |

**Lingo
to be Learned- **you are expected to know the **boldface **words
for the baseQuiz

**circuit, conduction, conductor, current, dry cell**, electric field,
electrical power, electroscope, **induction, insulator, Ohm's law, parallel
circuit, potential difference,** **resistance**, **series circuit**,
**static electricity**, **wet cell**, **alternating current**,
ammeter, **direct current**, electric motor, electromagnet, electromagnetic
induction, generator, magnetic domain, magnetic field, magnetic pole, magnetism,
superconductor, transformer, voltmeter, **magnet, coulomb, ampere, volt,
ohm**

**Worksheets
- Writing Chemical Formulas and Balancing Equations**

**Group Lab - Shocking**

**Explorations**

One must be turned in the day of the workQuiz.

You can choose to turn in one from this link, use in class options,
or choose to find an article.

http://theteterszone.tripod.html/minilabs/emagmini.html

**Practice**

p. 443 #1-4
(Ohm's Law) |
p. 451 #1-5
(electrical power) |

**Possible applications**

These may help you in deciding what path to follow for STS articles
or the Final Project.

-The workings of a power plant.
-How did Ben Franklin "discover" electricity? -What is lightning? -Aplications of major electrical circuit components. |
-Why superconductors?
-Electrical wiring safety. -Magnetic tape/media -Lightning rods |
-Maglev trains |