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10SCI Electricity
Electricity is part of the Physical World  (Physics)
NZ Curriculum Level 5

All the POWER you're supplying, it's ELECTRIFYING 
 

What you need to know

Key words

ELECTRONS AND ELECTRICITY 
-Explain how an atom's charged particles relate to electricity
-Explain the difference between static electricity and current
-Explain what charge separation is
-Explain how an electrical current forms
-Define conductors and insulators and give examples of both
-Explain the differences between current and voltage‚Äč

ELECTRIC CIRCUITS
-Identify and use electrical symbols for circuit diagrams
-Draw simple circuit diagrams and components
-Describe how current flows in series and parallel circuits
-Describe how voltage is used in series and parallel circuits
-Predict ammeter and voltmeter readings in series and parallel circuits
-Explain how resistance is used to control current flow

POWER AND MAGNETISM
-Explain what power is related to electricity
-Define magnetism
-Describe uses of magnetic materials
-Describe how electromagnets work
-Describe some applications of electromagnets
electricity
charge
electron
static
circuit
current
voltage
conductors
insulators
cell
battery
switch
resistor
resistance
lamp
ammeter
voltmeter
series
parallel
power
positive
negative
magnetism
electromagnets

Resources

ELECTRONS AND ELECTRICITY
ELECTRIC CIRCUITS
POWER AND MAGNETISM