• Chapter 16 – Magnetism

     

    When students have completed this lesson they will find out:

    • About permanent magnets and magnetic materials
    • How to magnetize a magnetic material
    • How to demagnetize a magnetic material
    • How to explain magnetic forces in terms of magnetic fields
    • How to electromagnets are made and used
     
    Chapter 17 – Static Electricity
     
    When students have completed this lesson they will find out:
    • About the forces between positive and negative electric forces
    • How to explain electric forces in terms of electric fields
    • How objects are charged by induction
    • How static electricity is explained in terms of electrons
     
    Chapter 18 – Electrical Quantities
     
    When students have completed this lesson they will find out: 
    • The differences between conductors and insulators
    • How to measure electric current and potential difference
    • How electric current is related to electron flow
    • How to measure and calculate electrical resistance
    • How to calculate energy and power in electric circuits
     
    Chapter 19 – Electric circuits
     
    When students have completed this lesson they will find out: 
    • How to construct and interpret circuit diagrams
    • How to predict currents and voltages in series and parallel circuits
    • How to predict the effects of logic gates
    • How to describe and explain electrical safety measures
     
    Chapter 20 – Electromagnetic Forces
     
    When students have completed this lesson they will find out: 
    • How electromagnets are used
    • About the magnetic force on a current-carrying conductor
    • How Fleming’s left-hand rule is used
    • How beams of charged particles are affected by magnetic fields
     
    Chapter 21 – Electromagnetic Induction
     
    When students have completed this lesson they will find out: 
    • How an e.m.f. is induced in a circuit
    • The factors affecting the magnitude and direction of an induced e.m.f.
    • About direct and alternating current
    • How transformers are constructed and used
    • How transformers work