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Curated OER

#### Conserving Electric Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Another fantastic lesson on energy is presented by the American Coal Foundation. This one focuses on electricity; how it is produced, how it is delivered, and how it is used. Some excellent handouts are embedded in this fine plan which...
PPT
Curated OER

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Electric Circuits

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Experiment with electric circuits and conductivity. Young scientists will model and discuss how an electric circuit works. First they will draw a model of the flow of electrons and then build an actual circuit. Finally, they will explain...
Interactive
Scholastic

#### 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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Scholastic

#### 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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Charge and Electricity

For Students 7th - 12th
In this charge and electricity worksheet, students read about electric charges and how they are created in atoms. They also read about the unit of charge, called the Coulomb, conductors, and insulators. Emerging electricians match 11...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Electric Fields and Potential

For Students 9th - 12th
Challenge your physics class to implement their knowledge of electric fields by completing this worksheet as homework. There are 15 problems to solve, for which pupils compute electrostatic force, electric field strength, and electric...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Waves, Electricity, and Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits....
Assessment
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#### Midterm Exam #1, Electricity Concepts

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The physics department at The University of Hawaii has designed midterm exams for their college physics courses. This version deals with electricity concepts. It requires learners to calculate conversions, capacitance, and potential...
Lesson Plan
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

#### Basic Electric Transformers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Life as we know it would not be possible without electric transformers, so there are fewer more pertinent topics for your eager young engineers. An astounding amount of background information is provided to help you develop a lecture on...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Electric Charge and Static Electricity

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Begin with the classic static electricity demonstrations: the behavior of charged balloons and metal leaves of an electroscope. Then move on to test the electrical conductivity of various materials. Give physics pupils a charge with...
Assessment
Curated OER

#### Fall 2004 Midterm Exam #2 - Electricity and Magnetism

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Written for a college physics course, this midterm examination deals with electric and magnetic fields. When taking this test, learners answer multiple choice questions, solve problems, and analyze a variety of attractive diagrams....
PPT
Curated OER

#### Electrical Safety

For Teachers 5th - 11th
A summary of electric charge and its flow along a conductor starts this PowerPoint. The differences between batteries and supply from a power station are detailed and a group of slides that ask questions of your students and then give...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Electricity and Magnetism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The standard basics of electricity are detailed in this clear-cut collection of slides. Straightforward explanations are offered for static electricity, series and parallel circuits, conductors, insulators, and resistance. Some animation...
Activity
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National Geographic

#### Using Waste Heat to Generate Electricity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High school energy enthusiasts will be able to explain how thermal energy that is a byproduct of industry can be used as an alternative way to generate electricity. After some discussion, brainstorming, listening to podcasts, and...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Electrical Principals and Wiring Materials

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Train a budding electrician about the principles of electricity and the wiring materials needed to complete the job. Briefly covered are basic electrical concepts such as, volts, watts, circuits, and safety. Also covered are the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Electricity

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars explore where electricity comes from and how it is used in their everyday lives. Through discussion and hands-on activities, they define electricity and explain how it travels to our homes. Students make informed choices...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Lesson Plan: ABC's of Electricity

For Teachers K
Students are able to identifty items that use electricity. They identify 10 household items that run on electricity. Students understand and articulate that electricity is to be respected. Electricity is helpful, but it also can cause...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Catch of the Day: Electric Eel

For Teachers K
Students identify and work to eliminate electrical safety hazards in the home. They identify items that use electricity. Students use a fishing game that allows students to cut pictures of items from magazine; glue the items on the 3" x...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### 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,...
Lesson Plan
Rochester Institute of Technology

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Electricity and Food: From Glowing Pickles in Citrus Batteries

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore electrical concepts and host a guest speaker. This lesson sets up guidelines for students to follow when they have a guest speaker. Students are primed to become actively involved in a lecture or discussion, while...
Interactive
Physics Classroom

#### Electric Field Intensity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning about electrostatics can be pretty intense! Physics fanatics explore the factors that affect electric field intensity using an interactive from the Static Electricity series. Learners work to complete data tables that relate...
Interactive
PhET

#### 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...