Grade 11 Energy Unit Outline


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Energy Unit Outline 2016-17

Topic
Handouts, Worksheets
Text Readings and Recommended Problems
April 13 /18
Energy – what is it? Types of Energy, Energy and Work
Handout: Energy, Work and 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 19/20, 24
Kinetic Energy
Video - MinuteEarth - Why is it Hot Underground?
Handout: Group Challenge - Work by and Work on (Work-Energy Theorem)
Handout: Kinetic Energy
Video - Einstein's Big Idea - Emilie du Chatelet
pp. 223-224
p. 226 - #2, 3, p. 242 - #32, 33, 34
April 21/24, 26
Gravitational Potential Energy
Video - Smart Street Lights
Video - Power the world with footsteps
Handout: Gravitational Potential Energy
Video - OPG - Hydroelectric Power - how does it work?
pp. 226-227
p. 228 - #1-3, p. 243 – 38, 39
April 25/26, 28
Law of Conservation of Energy
Handout: Law of Conservation of Energy
Group Problem: Conservation of Energy - Roller Coasters

Video - Conservation of Energy demonstration
pp. 228-234
p. 243 - #41, 42, 44
April 27/28, May 2
Power, Energy Efficiency
What is Power? ppt
Activity: Student Power!
Handout: Human Power Problems
Human power problems - solutions
Video - CTV - human powered gym
pp. 222-223, 235-237
p. 242 - #24, 26, 28, p. 244 - #45, 46
May 1/2
Thermal Energy and Heat Transfer, Kinetic Molecular Theory
Class notes
pp. 252-254, 255-257
p. 275 - #3, 11, 15, 23
May 3/4
Review
Handout: Energy Test Review Problems
Energy Test Review Outline 2017 - solutions
Veritasium - Misconceptions about Temperature
Video - Minute Physics - Can humans really feel temperature?
Veritasium - Misconceptions about Heat


Energy Unit Quiz
Tentative Date: May 5 (Day 1 Students), May 8 (Day 2 Students)