Electricity and Magnetism

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Take charge of your class and provide them with an electrical experience! Individuals investigate the basic principles of electricity and magnetism by creating a model to test electric current and the amount of electricity generated. They collect data and analyze this data during a class discussion after finishing the experiment.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Take a field trip to a local power plant so the class may gather firsthand knowledge of how electricity is generated
  • Assign the class to groups and have each group research alternative electricity sources, including the advantages and disadvantages of each
Classroom Considerations
  • Ensure each member of the class takes care when performing the experiment to avoid injury
Pros
  • Writing prompts allow expansion to further engage the class to research the Law of Conservation of Energy
  • Experiment allows pupils to relate the activity to real-life scenarios that affect their local environments
Cons
  • None
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