Topic 1
Electric Charges
Producing Charges
Making Sense of Electrical Charges
Conductors, Insulators, and In-Between
Neutralizing Unbalanced Charges
Preventing Electrostatic Buildup


Topic 2
Electricity Within a Circuit
Circuit Elements and Diagrams
Basic Circuit Symbols
Measuring Current
Measuring Voltage
Rivers of Electricity


Topic 3
Resisting the Movement of Charge
Calculating Resistance
Model problem
Resistors
Variable Resistors
Types of Circuits
House Wiring


Topic 4
The Energy Connection
Electricity and Heat
Electricity to Motion
Motion to Electricity
Electricity to Light
Light to Electricity


Topic 5
Portable Power
Electrochemical Cells
Fuel Cells
Types of ‘dry’ cells


Topic 6
Generators and Motors
Electricity to Magnetism
Electromagnets
Magnetism to Electricity
What’s in a Generator?
DC Generators
Electric Motors: Electric to Mechanical Energy
DC Motors
AC Motors


Topic 7
Electricity in the Home
Transmission of Electricity through the Power Grid
From the Grid into Your Home
Home Wiring
Digital Devices
Measuring Electric Power
Model Problem
Paying For Electric Energy
Model Problem
Power Rating
Electric Devices and Efficiency
Incandescent Bulbs
Halogen Bulbs
Fluorescent Tubes
Model Problem
Home Electric Safety
Electric Safety Outdoors


Topic 8
Electricity Production and the Environment
Electric Energy from Burning Fuels
Fossil Fuels Affect Land and Air
Electric Energy from Flowing Rivers
Energy from Atomic Reactions
Heating the Environment
Electrical Technology and Society
Cogeneration
Reducing the Energy Wasted by Devices
Alternative Energy Sources
Electrical Energy Sources and Alternatives

 

 

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