Science Scope and Sequence, Electricity and Magnetism

Science Standard IV, Physics

Lesson 420, Electricity and Magnetism

Understanding the rule governing charged particles

Defining electrically charged

Describing charging by friction, contact, and induction

Defining conductor, insulator, static electricity, voltage, volts, resistance, ohms, current, and amperes

Understanding Ohm’s law

Calculating current, voltage, and resistance

Defining fuse, grounded, direct current, and alternating current

Describing the properties of a magnet

Describing the Earth’s magnetic field

Understanding that as electrical charges oscillate, they create time-varying electric and magnetic fields that propagate away from the source as an electromagnetic wave

Understanding the dangers of exposure to electricity and other forms of energy


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