Unit 3 - Electricity


Day
Topic
Files
Homework
Links
1
Introduction to Electricity
PPT: Intro to Electricity
Notes
pg. 398 #1-5
pg. 401 #1-5

2
Lab: Balloons
Lab: Statics - Balloons
Worksheet: Bill Nye - Electricity
Complete Lab Questions
Bill Nye - Electricity
3
Lab: Charge It!
Lab: Charge It!
Complete Lab Questions

4
Charging by Friction, Contact, and Induction
(Electroscope Demo)
PPT: Charging and Grounding
Notes
Summary: Three Methods of Charging
pg. 409 #1-5
pg. 415 #6-9
Balloons and Static Electricity

John Travoltage

Tutorial: Charging and Electroscope
5
Charging Review and Homework Take Up
Charging by Contact and Induction Review

Video: Electrostatics (TVO)
6
Lab: Pith Ball Electroscope
Pith Ball Electroscope Lab
Work on the Lab

7
Electrostatics In Our Lives
PPT: Electrostatics in Our Lives
Notes
pg. 420 #1-5
pg. 426 #1-6

8
Electrostatics Quest



9
Introduction to the Electricity ISU
PPT: Ontario's Future Energy Plan
Electricity ISU Sheet
Start the ISU

10
Electric Current
PPT: Electric Current
Notes
Circuit Symbols
Current Problems Worksheet
pg. 436 #1-3
Video: Electric Current (TVO)
Video Worksheet (For I, V, and R)
Signal Circuit

11
Electric Voltage
PPT: Electric Voltage
Notes
pg. 436 #4,5
pg. 438 #1-5
pg. 447 #2-6
Video: Potential Difference (TVO)
How Batteries Work (TedEd)
Battery Voltage

12
Circuit Diagrams
Building Circuits and Circuit Diagrams Activity
Electrical Circuit Construction Assignment
Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only)

13
Types of Circuits
Series vs. Parallel Circuits PPT
Notes
pg. 450 #1-4
pg. 453 #1-5

14
Kirchoff's Laws Lab
Kirchoff's Laws Lab Sheet
Finish Part 2 of the lab
pg. 453 #1-5
pg. 457 #1-6

15
Resistance
PPT: Electric Resistance
Notes
pg. 442 #1-3
pg. 447 #8,9,10,13
Video: Resistance (TVO)
Battery-Resistor Circuit

16
Ohm's Law
Ohm's Law Lab Sheet
pg. 467 #1-6,8-11

17
Problem Solving with Series, Parallel, and Combination Circuits (i.e. circuit analysis)
Series Circuit Problems
Parallel Circuit Problems
Work on the sheets

18
More on Circuit Analysis

Same as last day

19
Circuits Quiz
Circuit Safety
PPT: Circuit Safety
Notes
pg. 467 #7,12
Video: GFCIs
Video: Short Circuits (3:12-5:13)
20
Electrical Energy Consumption
PPT: Electrical Energy Consumption
Energy Consumption Sheet
pg. 498 #
Video: Nova - Power Surge
21
Review for Test
Electricity Review Sheets

Jeopardy Review 1
Jeopardy Review 2
22
Electricity Test