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How are fields used to move electrical energy?

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Resources

Course planning

For advice on planning the whole year click here.

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Adobe PDF

Understanding Electricity and Circuits: What the textbooks don't tell you.

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A 12 page article by Ian Sefton of the University of Sydney, mentioned as a useful resource at the Unit 3 Course Planning Days in Nov 2016. Highly recommended.

Text Resources

  • VCE Physics: Electric Power, 1994, 2nd edn, National Electricity.

Audiovisual Resources

It is recommended that teachers should view any video before purchase.

  • Marcom Projects: Electrical Principles , Electricity Distribution, Electromagnetic Induction, Electromagnetism 1, 2, Magnets & Electricity, Electrical Components 3

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Classroom Activities

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Microsoft Word

Worksheets for Unit 3 Electromagnetism

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Worksheets for experiments for Unit 3 Magnetic Fields and Electrical Energy Areas of Study.

Microsoft Word

Paper Speaker

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Plans for paper speaker designed by Nick Nicola, University of Melbourne and edited by Paul Cuthbert, University High School

Text

Maxwell's Equations

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Describes Maxwell's equations and Electromagnetic Waves. The material is beyond the curriculum, but would be of interest to students looking for a little extra in this area.

Microsoft Word

Magnetic Puzzle

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From John Joosten. When you roll a NIB magnet down an Aluminium sheet it curves to one side. The curving appears to depend on the orientation of the sheet in the Earth's magnetic field. How can it be explained. Share you ideas in the Physics "Forum".

Microsoft Word

Magnetic Puzzle Explanation

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When you roll a NIB magnet down an Aluminium sheet it curves to one side. The curving appears to depend on the orientation of the sheet in the Earth's magnetic field. An explanation.

Microsoft Word

Magnetic Puzzle Application

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When you roll a NIB magnet down an Aluminium sheet it curves to one side. The curving appears to depend on the orientation of the sheet in the Earth's magnetic field. An application: a NIB homopolar electric motor

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Assessment Ideas

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Microsoft Word

Assessment Task: Operation of a Device for Electrical Energy Area of Study

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Text

An Assessment Task

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From the previous course on a generating system.

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IT Applications

Useful Websites

For websites that cover several topics, click here.

Applets

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