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Unit 5 - Quiz 1

2014-15 School Year


The first quiz of the Field Model of Forces unit will be taken at the end of class on Wednesday, March 25. The quiz will address the following objectives:

  1. The student should be able to use an understanding of atomic structure to explain how an object can become charged positively or negatively.

    Packet: The Atom (p. 1)
    MOP: Static Electricity Module - Assignments SE1
    Physics Classroom Tutorial: Static Electricity Chapter, Lesson 1a, 1b


  2. The student should be able to use the three types of charge interactions to relate observations of charge interactions to the charge possessed by an object.

    Packet: Charge and Charge Interactions (pp. 3-4)
    Lab FM1: Action at a Distance Lab
    MOP: Static Electricity Module - Assignment SE2
    Physics Classroom Tutorial: Static Electricity Chapter, Lesson 1c


  3. The student should be able to use an understanding of polarization, insulators, and conductors to explain how a charged object and a neutral object can attract each other.

    Physics Classroom Tutorial: Static Electricity Chapter, Lesson 1d, 1e
    Other Online Resource: Physics Interactives - Aluminum Can Polarization


  4. The student should be able to discuss the three types of charging methods, including a description of the procedure, a description of the result, and an explanation of how it works expressed in terms of electron movement.

    Packet: Charging by Friction (pp. 5-6)
    Packet: Charging by Conduction and Grounding (pp. 9-10)
    Packet: Charging by Induction (pp. 11-12)
    Lab NM2: Sticky Tape Experiments
    Lab NM3: Charging by Induction
    MOP: Static Electricity Module - Assignment SE3, SE4, SE5, SE6, SE7
    Physics Classroom Tutorial: Static Electricity Chapter, Lesson 2a, 2b, 2c
    Other Online Resource: Physics Interactives - Name That Charge


  5. The student should be able to sexplain what occurs when an object is grounded.

    Packet: Newton's Second Law (pp. 13-14); Net Force and Acceleration (p. 16)
    MOP: Static Electricity Module - Assignment SE3
    Physics Classroom Tutorial: Static Electricity Chapter, Lesson 2d



  6. The student should be describe the variable relationships of Coulomb's Law and use the equationi to analyze situations involving the forces betwen charged objects.

    Packet: Coulomb's Law (pp. 13-14)
    Packet: Electric Fields and Electric Forces (pp. 21-24)
    MOP: Static Electricity Module - Assignments SE8, SE9
    WebAssign: Forces and Fields - Ass't 1
    Physics Classroom Tutorial: Static Electricity Chapter, Lesson 3
    Other Online Resource: Physics Interactives - Coulomb's Law (Packet, pp. 7-8)





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