2017-2018 SPH3U Grade 11 Physics

Teacher: Dr. Brian Lim
E-mail: brian.lim AT tdsb.on.ca
Day 1, Period 1 (Rm. 203)
Day 1, Period 4 (Rm. 203)
Day 2, Period 4 (Rm. 203)

Check the Grade 11 Physics bulletin board in Rm. 203 for full solutions to tests. Test solutions will not be posted on-line.

Upcoming Tests and Events:

1. Culminating Activity - due Monday, May 28
SPH3U Culminating Task Description and Rubric
video - Honda Cog commercial
video - Illustrated Honda Cog Commercial(contains names of all components of the commercial)

OAPT (Ontario Association of Physics Teachers) Grade 11 Physics Contest - Wednesday, May 23 - 30 multiple choice questions, 60 minutes (lunchtime) - to register, go to this link: OAPT Contest Registration

The importance of having a "Growth Mindset" (Carol Dweck interviewed by Khan Academy):


Current Unit: Electricity and Magnetism
Electricity and Magnetism Unit Outline 2017-18
Date
Topic
Handouts, Worksheets
Text Readings and Recommended Problems
May 2/3
Electrical Circuits Review
Electricity - review of basic concepts
SPH3U Electricity Introduction
Handout: Electrical Circuits Review
Handout: Electricity Concepts Review
Electricity Concepts Review - solutions
pp. 523, 530, 544, 548, 553, 567
May 4/7
Electricity – review of basic concepts (cont.)
Handout: Electricity Review (from last class)
Review Electricity Concepts ppt
Activity - Measuring Power
Video - Conventional Current(Khan Academy, 3:56)
p. 540 - #22, 25;
p. 575 - #10, 11, 18, 24, 37
May 8/9
Electrical Circuits – Kirchoff’s Laws
Kirchoff's Circuit Laws
Kirchoff's Laws - Problems
Video - Kirchoff's Voltage Law(Khan Academy, 6:49)
Video - Kirchoff's Current Law(Khan Academy, 6:02)

May 10/11
Electrical Circuits – Kirchoff’s Laws continued
Introduce Culminating Assignment
May 14, 16/15, 17
Culminating Assignment – 7.5%
May 18/22
Equivalent Resistance, Circuit Analysis
Equivalent Resistance and Circuit Problems

May 23/24
Introduction to Magnetism
Magnetism powerpoint
Handout: Magnetism Activity
Magnetism Activity - solutions
PhET - magnet and compass simulation
Video - MinutePhysics - Magnets: How do they work?
Video - MinutePhysics - Where is the true North Pole?
pp. 582-584
May 25/28
Oersted’s Principle, electromagnets
Handout: Activity - Oersted's Principle and Electromagnetism
Handout: Magnetic Fields of Straight Conductors and Solenoids
Video - NASA - Space weather and Earth aurora
Video - Veritasium - What causes the Northern Lights
pp. 584-585, 589
p. 599 - #15a, 20, 21, 22
May 29, 31/30, June 1
Electromagnetic Induction and Lenz’s Law
Handout: Electromagnetic Induction and Lenz’s Law
pp. 608-611

p. 625 - #16, 17, 18, 20
June 4, 6/5, 7
Electric motors


June 8, 12/11, 13
Review
June 18
Final Exam – 22.5%