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High School Physics

(6 Units, 80 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Electrostatics and Circuits(16 Lessons)

Atomic Charge

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Electrostatic forces are the result of charge: protons have positive charge and electrons have negative charge.

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15 Resources

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All Charged Up

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Charge stays in place on an insulator and charge is free to move around on a conductor.

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21 Resources

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Simulating Charge Motion

High School Physics

» Unit:

Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Charge stays in place on an insulator and charge is free to move around on a conductor.

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9 Resources

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Electrostatic Charge Stations

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Charge stays in place on an insulator and charge is free to move around on a conductor.

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16 Resources

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Reviewing Electrostatic Charge Stations

High School Physics

» Unit:

Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Charge stays in place on an insulator and charge is free to move around on a conductor.

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17 Resources

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Coulomb's Law

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:The electric force is many trillions of times stronger than the gravitational force.

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16 Resources

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Electric Field Lines

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Electric field lines provide a visual representation of the direction and magnitude of forces that would act on a test charge.

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20 Resources

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Turning On Simple Circuits

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:A working circuit requires a potential difference (voltage) conductors (wires) and a load (resistor or other electrical component).

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17 Resources

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Ohm on the Range

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Ohm's Law, V=IR, is the mathematical relationship between voltage, current and resistance.

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14 Resources

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Parallel and Series Circuits

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:In a series circuit, the current remains constant and voltage-drops add together and in a parallel circuit the currents add together and voltage-drops are constant.

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14 Resources

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Circuit Sukoku

High School Physics

» Unit:

Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea: In a series circuit, the current remains constant and voltage-drops add together and in a parallel circuit the current adds and voltage-drops are constant.

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15 Resources

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Household Circuits

High School Physics

» Unit:

Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea: In a series circuit, the current remains constant and voltage-drops add together and in a parallel circuit the current adds and voltage-drops are constant.

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18 Resources

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Circuit Power

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:Power is the rate at which energy is transferred and it is measured in a circuit with the equation P=VI.

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15 Resources

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Electric Energy: Calculating the Cost

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea: The cost of using electric energy (in dollars) can be found by multiplying the electricity service charge (in $ per kW hour) by the power rating of the device (in kilowatts) and the time in use (in hours).

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13 Resources

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Electric Energy: Evaluating the Cost

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:When evaluating the cost of an electronic device, the cost of operation, as well as the upfront cost are important to consider.

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16 Resources

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Nerve Conduction Speed

High School Physics

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Electrostatics and Circuits

Big Idea:A nerve stimulus is an electrical signal transmitted through sensory neurons at a speed of about 20 m/s.

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15 Resources

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