detailed list of terms &
objectives is available.)
- Concept Summary (PowerPoint) (download the PowerPoint file)
- Potential Difference
- Electric current
- Maintaining a potential difference - voltage sources
- Ohm's Law
- Electric shock
- Direct & Alternating Current
- AC/DC conversions
- Electron motion in a circuit
- Where do the electrons come from in a circuit?
- What carries the energy in an electric circuit?
- Electric Power
- Calculating power, voltage, current, and resistance
- How much does it cost to run a light bulb?
Labs & Demos:
- Videodisc - The best From Conceptual Physics Alive!
- Demo: Electric Potential (Side 4 - Chapter 2 - 0:34)
- Caution on Handling Electrical Wires (Side 4 - Chapter 3 -
- Birds & High Voltage Wires (Side 4 - Chapter 4 -
- Ohm's Law (Side 4 - Chapter 5 - 2:39)
- Alternating Current (Side 4 - Chapter 6 - 2:45)
last update March 31, 2008 by JL