Grade 11 Electricity and Magnetism Unit Outline

Electricity and Magnetism Unit Outline 2016-17
Video - BBC - Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity
Date
Topic
Handouts, Worksheets
Text Readings and Recommended Problems
May 9/10
Electricity – what is it? Basic concepts: charge, current, potential, resistance, power

Video - BBC Story of Electricity preview
Handout: Electricity Concepts Review
Electricity Concepts Review - solutions
Video - Comparing AC and DC
Video: Conventional Current vs. Electron Flow
Video: Voltage and Potential Energy
pp. 523, 530, 544, 548, 553, 567
May 11/12
Basic concepts (cont.): charge, current, potential, resistance, power
Electricity - Water Circuit Analogy
Measuring Power Activity
p. 540 - #22, 25;
p. 575 - #10, 11, 18, 24, 37
May 17, 19/16, 18
Culminating Assignment – 7.5%
Introduction: May 15/12
SPH3U Culminating Assignment - template and rubric
Video - Honda "Cog" commercial
Video - Illustrated Guide to Honda "Cog" commercial
May 23/24
Introduction to Magnetism
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 25/26
Oersted’s Principle, electromagnets
Activity: Oersted's Principle and Electromagnetism
Handout: Magnetic Fields of 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 29/30
Electromagnetic Induction, Lenz’s Law
Handout: Electromagnetic Induction and Lenz's Law
Video - Crash Course Physics - Electromagnetic Induction
Video - Veritasium - Electromagnetic Induction
Video - Physics Girl - Electromagnets
pp. 608-611
p. 625 - #16, 17, 18, 20
May 31/June 1, 2
Electric Motors
Review - Electricity and Magnetism
Exam review problems


June 5/June 6
Quiz – Electricity Basic Concepts


June 9, 13/8, 12
Review

Final Exam – 22.5% - June 19, 12:30 pm, Rm. 217