Types of Energy: Expand students’ knowledge by exploring the different forms of energy. From kinetic and potential energy to thermal and chemical energy, students will understand the interplay between energy and electricity.
Understanding Current: Dive into the world of electricity and unravel the concept of current. Explore the flow of electric charge, circuit components, and the principles that govern the movement of electrons.
Circuit Components: Discover the essential components that make up an electric circuit. From resistors and capacitors to switches and diodes, students will gain a thorough understanding of each element’s role in creating a functional circuit.
Static vs. Current: Compare and contrast static electricity and current electricity. Uncover the fascinating phenomena behind static charges and their behavior, while delving into the continuous flow of current in electrical circuits.
AC and DC: Shed light on the difference between alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC). Investigate the properties and applications of each type of current, empowering students to comprehend the various power systems they encounter in everyday life.
Generating Electricity: Take a closer look at the generation of electricity. Explore the different methods used to produce electrical energy, from fossil fuels and nuclear power to renewable sources like solar and wind energy. Renewable and nonrenewable energy resources
The Magic of Magnets: Introduce the captivating world of magnets and their role in generating electricity. Unveil the mysteries of magnetic fields, electromagnetism, and how these concepts intertwine with electrical systems.
Electromagnetic Induction: Delve into the phenomenon of electromagnetic induction. Students will explore the fundamental principles behind the generation of electric current through the motion of magnets and coils, understanding the basis of generators and transformers.
This bundle includes 9 powerpoint presentations and is created by a BC certified teacher and a PhD student in Curriculum Studies at the University of British Columbia