Diagnostic questions on power
What the activity is for
The diagnostic questions can be used to check the pupils' understanding of key ideas introduced in this episode.
What to prepare
- copies of these questions
What happens during this activity
The questions might be used for homework or as the basis for discussion in class.
Best word: is designed to check pupils' ability to use the correct terms in relation to a simple electric circuit.
- An electric current
- Electric charge
- Power output
Make a match: probes understanding of three fundamental electrical units.
- 1 ampere is the same as 1 coulomb / second (B)
- 1 volt is the same as 1 joule / coulomb (D)
- 1 watt is the same as 1 joule / second (A)
Who do you agree with?: probes pupils' understanding of a series circuit with two bulbs of different rating.
- Tanya: agree
- Ben: disagree
- Jane: agree