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STUDY GUIDE

# ELECTROSTATICS & CURRENT ELECTRICITY

Schedule is subject to change !

Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Intro to Electrostatics

Video:  Bill Nye Static Electricity

Video Quiz

Homework:  Read Sec. 32.1-32.2 (RQ 1-10 p. 505)

Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Short PowerPoint on Electric Charge

Introduction to Coulombs Law

Concept Development Worksheet 32-1

Guided Practice (sample problems)

Problem Set (in groups)

Homework:  Read Sec. 32.3-32.4 (RQ 11-19 p. 505)

Thursday, May 22, 2003

Labs (2)

• Static Activities (for fun)
• Conduction and Insulation (& Concept Dev.t 32-3)

Homework:  Read Section 32.5-32.7 (RQ 20-25 pp. 505-506)

# Friday, May 23, 2003

The Electric field & Potential

Short PowerPoint & Virtual Lab Demo

Concept Development Sheets 33-1 & 33-2

Guided Practice (sample problems)

Problem Set (in groups)

h.w. (Special Weekend Assignment!)
Ch. 33 (RQ 3,4,6,8,11,14,15,18)

(T & E 4,5,7, 10)

# Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Review Weekend Assignment

Review Electric Field & Potential

Lab:  Charges, Energy, and Voltage

Homework:  Read 34.1-34.5 (RQ 1-12 p. 535)

# Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Intro to Electric Current, Power, and Capacitance

Concept Development 34-1 & 34-2

Guided Practice (Sample Problems)

Problem Set  (in groups)

Homework:  Read Section 34.6-34.8 (RQ 13-20 p. 535)

# Thursday, May 29, 2003

Review of Homework (Current & Power)

Ohms Law (Virtual Lab in class)

Group Quiz

Homework:  Read Section 34.9-34.11 (RQ 21-25 pp. 535-536)

# Friday, May 30, 2003

Intro to Series & Parallel Circuits

Concept Development 35-1,2,3   (in-class)

Problem Set (return of the evil reciprocals)

Read 35-1 35.4 (RQ 1-8 pp. 548-549)

# Monday, June 2, 2003

Review of Circuitry

Lab:  Sparky the Electrician

Homework Read 35-5-35.7 (RQ 9-15 p. 549)

# Tuesday, June 3, 2003

Virtual Lab (Currents/Ohms Law/Circuitry)

Or Video (Bill Nye Electricity if lab is not available)

Homework:  Review journals and finish RQs if not already done

# Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Study Guide

Electricity Class Review

# Thursday, June 5, 2003

Test:  Electrostatics & Electricity (Ch. 32-35)