Grade 11 Energy Unit Outline

How much work do you do when running?
Energy Unit Outline 2017-18

Topic
Handouts, Worksheets
Text Readings and Recommended Problems
April 6 /9
Energy – what is it? Types of Energy, Energy and Work
Handout: Energy, Work, Types of Energy
Energy, Work, Types of Energy - notes
Video - Bang Goes the Theory - Human Power
Video - Bang Goes the Theory - Solar Furnace
pp. 215-221
p. 221 - #3, p. 241 - #4, 12, 15, 18, 21, 22
April 10/11
Kinetic Energy
Handout: Kinetic Energy
Video - MinuteEarth - Why is it Hot Underground?
Video - Smart Street Lights
Video - Power the world with footsteps
Video - Einstein's Big Idea - Emilie du Chatelet
pp. 223-224
p. 226 - #2, 3, p. 242 - #32, 33, 34
April 12/13
Gravitational Potential Energy
Handout: Gravitational Potential Energy
Challenge Problem - Work, Energy, Kinetic Energy
Video - OPG - Hydroelectric Power - how does it work?
pp. 226-227
p. 228 - #1-3, p. 243 – 38, 39
April 16/17
Law of Conservation of Energy
Activity: Energy of a Pendulum - Conservation of Energy
Conservation of Energy - Roller Coaster Problem
pp. 228-234
p. 243 - #41, 42, 44
April 18/19
Power, Energy Efficiency
What is Power? ppt

Activity: Student Power!
Handout: Human Power Problems
Human Power Problems - solutions

Video - Which power source is most efficient?(DNews, 4:24)
Video - Renewable Energy 101(National Geographic, 3:16)

Video - CTV - human powered gym
pp. 222-223, 235-237
p. 242 - #24, 26, 28, p. 244 - #45, 46
April 20/23
Thermal Energy and Heat Transfer, Kinetic Molecular Theory
Thermal Energy, Heat Transfer - handout and questions
Thermal Energy and Heat Transfer - notes and solutions
Veritasium - Misconceptions about Temperature
Video - Minute Physics - Can humans really feel temperature?
Veritasium - Misconceptions about Heat
pp. 252-254, 255-257
p. 275 - #3, 11, 15, 23
April 24, 26/27
Review
Energy Quiz Review
Energy Quiz Review - solutions


Energy Unit Quiz
Tentative Date: April 30 (Day 1 Students), May 1 (Day 2 Students)