How has our understanding and use of electricity developed?

In this lesson, we will look at the major discoveries in the field of electricity and some important electrical inventions. We will create a timeline of these events. We will also learn about some important scientists and choose one to write a fact file on.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.A scientific idea is ________ for how something works that was figured out using the scientific process.

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Q2.What theory did Charles Darwin come up with?

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Q3.What is the first step in the scientific process?

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Q4.What is the last step in the scientific process?

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Q5.What is peer review?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A scientific idea is ________ for how something works that was figured out using the scientific process.

1/5

Q2.What theory did Charles Darwin come up with?

2/5

Q3.What is the first step in the scientific process?

3/5

Q4.What is the last step in the scientific process?

4/5

Q5.What is peer review?

5/5

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Quiz:

How has our understanding and use of electricity developed?

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these was invented first?

1/5

Q2.Who first discovered static electricity?

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Q3.What was Michael Faraday's major discovery?

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Q4.What was Lewis Howard Latimer's major discovery?

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Q5.What was the major discovery of Mildred Dresselhaus?

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Quiz:

How has our understanding and use of electricity developed?

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these was invented first?

1/5

Q2.Who first discovered static electricity?

2/5

Q3.What was Michael Faraday's major discovery?

3/5

Q4.What was Lewis Howard Latimer's major discovery?

4/5

Q5.What was the major discovery of Mildred Dresselhaus?

5/5

Lesson summary: How has our understanding and use of electricity developed?

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