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Computer Lab Assignment:  Grade 11 Physics

 

TOPICS:                       Electricity, Electrostatics, Magnetism and Electromagnetism


WORK PERIODS:   
Thursday, June 7 in Computer Lab Room 121


DUE:                          
The project is due by the end of the period on Thursday, June 7th. (e-mail the PowerPoints to alan_koivu@lakeheadschools.ca) There will be a "Sharing session" with class on Tuesday, June 12

 

GROUPS:                   one or two students

 

YOUR TASK:            Prepare a simple  (6 page) PowerPoint presentatoin OR a two-page newsletter on some device which makes use of electrostatics / electricity / electromagnetic forces / electromagnetic induction. 

 

INFORMATION

NEEDED:                  The PowerPoint presentation or newsletter should focus on the question:  “How Does it Work?”

SHARING YOUR

WORK:                     

 

 

POSSIBLE TOPICS:

·        Think of your own exciting topic involving electromagnetism or electricity

o       OR

·        Doorbells

·        DC or AC motors

·        Van der Graaf generator

·        Electronic air cleaner

·        CRT  (cathode ray tube or conventional TV or computer monitor)

·        Electricity generators

·        Semi-conductors

·        Various types of electronics  - presented in a simple way

·        Lightning clouds

·        Lightning rods (to protect building)

·        Supermagnets

·        Solenoids / relays / magnetic switches

·        Plasma screen TVs

·        MagLev trains

·        Cell phones

  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs)
  • CT Scans

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