- EM1. I can explain how electric charges interact.
- EM2. I can give examples of how charges can be transferred between materials and explain them.
- EM3. I can explain how an electric current is produced.
- EM4. I can compare conductors with insulators.
- EM5. I can explain how resistance affects current.
- EM6. I can use Ohm’s law to calculate resistance, current or voltage.
- EM7. I can build series and parallel circuits and describe its parts.
- EM8. I can explain the relationship between power, voltage and current.
- EM9. I can describe the properties and interactions of magnets.
- EM10. I can describe how the magnetic domains are arranged in a magnetic/non-magnetic material.
- EM11. I can explain the connection between electricity and magnetism (electromagnetism).
- EM12. I can outline the difference between DC/AC current and its uses
- EM13. I can explain why the Earth behaves like a magnet and the consequences of it.
- EM14. I can explain the importance of grounding wires and using fuses/circuit breakers.
- EM15. I can explain how an electromagnet works and cite applications for them.
- EM16. I can explain how a simple motor works (parts and function).
- EM17. I can describe how a generator and a transformer work.
- EM18. I can explain the importance of transformers to power grids.
- EM19. I can explain methods of power production and distribution.
- EM20. I can describe the differences of 110v/220v and main advantages and disadvantages of each.
- EM21. I can describe the advantages and disadvantages of electrical energy.
- MIT’s 3D solar cells take cubism to new energy efficient heights
- What creates Jupiter’s magnetic field?