Title: Are You Picking Up What I'm Putting Down?
How are magnetism and electricity related? Students will explore the relationship between magnetism and electricity, learn how to construct an electromagnet, and discover everyday uses of electromagnets. Students will create a multimedia presentation in which they will demonstrate their knowledge of electromagnetism.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 11: Critique digital content for validity, accuracy, bias, currency, and relevance.
Title: Dryer Sheets
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear how the old saying opposites attract relates to your laundry. Positively charged particles are attracted to negatively charged particles, which can cause static cling in clothing. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (9-12) 8: Summarize similarities in the calculation of electrical, magnetic, and gravitational forces between objects.