Here are the specific goals you must include in your Product for Electricity. You can start planning immediately.
Login to Socrative with "student login" and type in the teacher room code:AURORA6F
Type your science period (1A, 1B, 2A or 2B), last name, and first initial. Leave a space between each. Like this:2A Stith D
Watch the video, and then get your parents' permission to check out a Kill-A-Watt and to bring one home.
Here is the Kill-A-Watt explanation video.
Really cool way to explore information about charges through simulations.
[A TON of good stuff here, but your parents will need to allow you to register.]
Fascinating experiments with the plasma ball! Discussed conductors, insulators, and electric fields.
An overview of what we need to make an electric current.
This video shows how electricity can be changed into another form of energy--sound.
Don't try this at home!
Physics Girl explains how to shrink a quarter using electromagnetism.
Here's a deeper explanation of #11
How electricity changes to light in bulbs.
(Static electricity explosion safety)
Good safety video to share with your family
Please share this with your parents if they don't pay attention to you when you explain some simple safety techniques they want to use each time they fill up at the gas station!
There are several amazing virtual experiments you can run from the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory website. Check them out!
Take a look at this every few days. What do you notice about the location of lightning strikes. How might this change throughout the year?