Magnetism and Electric Current

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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Students use this resource consisting of nine slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand that wires carrying an electric current produce a magnetic field and that a current in a coil produces a magnetic field pattern similar to a bar magnet. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(ST3-6PW) describes how scientific understanding about the sources, transfer and transformation of electricity is related to making decisions about its use

(ST3-7PW) uses scientific knowledge about the transfer of light to solve problems that directly affect people’s lives

(SC4-10PW) describes the action of unbalanced forces in everyday situations

(SC4-11PW) discusses how scientific understanding and technological developments have contributed to finding solutions to problems involving energy transfers and transformations

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU219) Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity

(ACSSU155) Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and causes change within systems

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Forces and energy, Magnetism, Electricity
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Friday, 7 March 2008

Resource ID: b1c85e16-1446-4582-a100-81ad571bafbc