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Teaching Electricity with Confidence

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10:00 – 15:30 8 Jun 2015
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Brooke Weston Teaching School, NN18 8LA

This session will explore:

The need for a continuous circuit
Student misconceptions
Models of electricity
Concept of charge and electrostatic forces
Link to current – van de Graff experiments
Description of what happens in a metal
The concept of potential difference (voltage)
Kirchhoff laws
Fault finding in electrical circuits
Correct use of a multimeter
Practical work on Ohmic and non-Ohmic conductors
How to tabulate, graph the results to draw conclusions
Variation of resistance with length, width and material – squishy circuits
Resistances in parallel and series

Event type: Workshop
Organised by: The Stimulating Physics Network
Contact details: Caroline Freeman
cfreeman@brookeweston.org

http://www.stimulatingphysics.org/regions-central-england.htm


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