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How Electric Light Changed the Night

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Explore the changes in sleep patterns over time. Pupils learn how the changes in lighting have triggered adaptations in sleep patterns. Modern lighting mimics the light waves of the sun, which suppresses melatonin production and makes...
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Comparing Light Bulbs

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
An average home produces twice as many emissions as an average car. Teach your class how to reduce energy consumption by replacing standard incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs. Perform an experiment to compare...
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How Do Fish Make Electricity?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Shocking! Share the story of electric fish with young biologists for a fascinating lesson in specialized cells. The narrator of the video describes how some species of fish generate electric current, differentiates between weakly and...
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Study Jams! Current Electricity & Electric Circuits

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Set to upbeat instrumental background music, eight slides present pictures of electrical wires, batteries, and appliances, Each slide is accompanied by a few sentences that introduce viewers to concepts related to current electricity....
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Study Jams! Electricity

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Shock your physical science class using this video to teach the basics of static electricity. Electricity is defined,and electrons are differentiated from protons on an atom model. The use of hydropower and wind are explained as ways of...
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Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Here is a coherent and cleverly designed tool for teaching physical scientists about electric circuits. Animations help learners to visualize what is happening within the parts of a circuit. Components are displayed to teach them...
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How Can You Demonstrate the Different Efficiencies of Different Light Bulbs?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Need a bright idea for an engaging lab? Watch your class light up as they explore the difference in efficiency between incandescent and LED bulbs! The resource makes use of simple materials and encourages learners to infer what's...
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Solar Electricity ~ The Colour Sensitivity of a Photovoltaic Cell

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Teacher's notes, a materials list, detailed procedure, tips, and extension ideas are all included to make teaching this lesson on photovoltaic cells a sunny spot in your day! After some brief background reading, physical science...
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Dependence of Light Intensity on Distance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Hopefully you have a sensor interface for your physics class to use with graphing calculators when collecting data with a light sensor. If so, read on. Use this resource for learners to predict and then test whether or not the intensity...
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Exploring Electricity - Four Activities

For Teachers 4th - 6th
These are four classic activities used for instructing upper elementary electricians. The first involves experimenting with the Van de Graaff generator. The second is a series of hands-on experiences with static. In the third activity,...
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Balloons and Static Electricity

For Students 4th - Higher Ed Standards
Like all electricity, static electricity flows at the speed of light, or 186,282 miles/second. The interactive simulation shows how like charges repel like charges and opposites attract. The user can choose either one or two balloons, a...
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The Science of Static Electricity

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Add some spark to your physical science instruction with this short video on static electricity. Taking a look at the fundamental structure of atoms, this fun film explains how rubbing objects together can cause electrons to move from...
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Electrical Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
My friend told me how electricity is measured and I was like Watt! In the hands-on activity, learners explore electricity by building circuits, both parallel and series. They also determine how increasing the number of light bulbs and...
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Solar Kit Lesson #11 - Power Maximum: An Electrical Determination

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Collaborative groups connect resistors and solar panels in series and measure electrical resistance, voltage, and current. The objective is to order 16 solar panels from strongest to weakest. They graph current-voltage and power curves...
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Interview With An Electric Light Bulb

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this electric light bulb worksheet, learners answer short answer questions about an electric light bulb by pretending they are answering interview questions and they are the light bulb. Students complete 7 questions total.
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Static Electricity

For Students 5th - 10th
In this electricity learning exercise, students read about static and current electricity and then draw pictures of an electric cell and circuits. Students draw 3 pictures total.
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Light Bulb Anatomy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars apply their understanding of circuits and electric pathways to many simulations. They move through three different activities and 18 questions, receiving immediate feedback after each answer. The lesson is part of a larger...
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Electric Current

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils focus on the flow of electricity as they work through three sections of questions as part of a series of lessons on electric circuits. The activities cover the fundamentals, case studies, and law breakers. Learners use conceptual...
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Electricity and Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Electrify your classroom as you lead pupils through a series of steps to demonstrate basic principles of electricity and magnetism. They design a simple circuit and test this for static electricity and current electricity. Next, they...
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The History of Electrical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #4

For Students 9th - 12th
Did you know that a murder helped the electric telegraph become famous? The fourth of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on electrical engineering, its history, and its myriad applications. It breaks the field into...
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Can You See This Type of Light?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why can some organisms detect polarized light, but others can't? Scholars observe as the narrator constructs, demonstrates, and explains a simple polarimeter during a video from a larger playlist covering physics. Concepts include how...
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Will This Go Faster Than Light?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it possible to travel faster than the speed of light? In a word, no—not so far, at least! Explore the possibilities with a video from Veritasium. The narrator responds to viewer-submitted ideas for creating devices or conditions that...
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Manipulating Light

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young art historians create simple cameras to understand how artists use and manipulate light to capture images in photographs. Using a variety of everyday materials, they build the cameras to study the ways light can be manipulated in...
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Simplicity of Electricity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars examine how to make an electrical circuit. They listen to a teacher led discussion, design a switch to control a circuit, and construct a signaling device.