Magnetism and Static Electricity WebQuest

Report
8th grade Science
Selinsgrove Area Middle School
N. Sassaman - 2011
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Use your textbook along with the online
sources listed in this PowerPoint to answer
the questions in your packet.
Many of the websites repeat the same
information. Use that repetition to help
reinforce your understanding of each topic.
Complete the REVIEW AND REINFORCE
worksheets in your packet as you complete
your WebQuest questions.
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Chem4Kids – Atoms all around us:
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Teachers Domain – Atomic Structure:
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Jefferson Lab – All about atoms:
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Tutor Vista – Structure of an atom:
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Magnetic fields - It is all related to electricity :
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http://www.chem4kids.com/files/atom_intro.html
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/lsps07_int_theatom/
http://education.jlab.org/atomtour/listofparticles.html
http://www.tutorvista.com/content/chemistry/chemistry-i/atom/atomanimation.php
http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/Education/wmfield.html
NDT resource center – Creation of Magnetic
Fields: http://www.ndted.org/EducationResources/HighSchool/Magnetism/fieldcreation.htm
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Video on what causes magnetic domains
(this
guy is more animated than me! Watch up to about 2:15 for
needed info):
http://www.brightstorm.com/science/physics/magnetism/magnetic-domains/
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NDT resource center – magnetic domain:
http://www.ndted.org/EducationResources/HighSchool/Magnetism/magneticdomain.htm
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Just what is Magnetism?:
http://home.interserv.com/~skyblade/wim.htm
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How magnets work:
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Fact Monster – Magnetism:
http://www.howmagnetswork.com/
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/sci/A0831162.html
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Magnetism
(try the Quiz linked from this page):
http://www.mcwdn.org/Physics/Magnetism.html
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Magnetic Field lines:
http://www.micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/magneticlines/index.html
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Magnetic Field lines animation (click on links!!):
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Engineering Interact – Magnetic forces
module:
http://www.coolmagnetman.com/magmotion.htm
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/flash/concepts/mag
neticforces.htm
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Audio Stories – Electricity and Magnetism
on ‘Media’ and ‘Audio Stories’):
6/MagnetismandElectricity/
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(click
http://www.fossweb.com/modules3-
The Basics of Magnetism
(quiz at the end):
http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/magnetism.htm
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Review of Magnetism – Rags to Riches game:
http://www.quia.com/rr/80966.html
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Fun Games with Magnetism:
http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/games/magnetism
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Electric and Magnetism Battleship:
http://www.quia.com/ba/95124.html
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HowStuffWorks – Electromagnets:
http://www.howstuffworks.com/electromagnet.htm
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Electromagnets game:
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/electromagnets/
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Science Bob – make an electromagnet:
http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/electromagnet.php
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Interactive lesson on Static Electricity and
Magnetism:
http://www.skoool.ie/content/skoool_learning/junior/lessons/science/s
tatic_electricity/flash/h-frame-ie.htm
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Science made simple – Static electricity:
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Explore static charge
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http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/static.html
(interactive):
http://www.classzone.com/books/ml_science_share/vis_sim/emm05_pg7_charge
/emm05_pg7_charge.html
PhET Interactive Simulations – Balloons and static
electricity (interactive - click on ‘Run Now’):
http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons
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Energy story – Resistance and Static Electricity
(scroll down and click on two tabs about static electricity):
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter03.html
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National Geographic – Make Lightning Strike:
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/naturaldisasters/lightning-interactive/
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Zaps from the sky
(lightning interactive):
http://www.statesman.com/weather/content/weather/sm_interactive/lightning.ht
ml
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Lightning animated video
(the narrator is kind of
scary, but the info is good):
http://www.kidsknowit.com/interactiveeducational-movies/free-online-movies.php?movie=lightning
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Static electricity crossword puzzle:
http://www.bcscience.com/bc9/docs/puzzles/section7.2_puzzle/index.html
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Magnet Man – Magnet basics
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Earth’s magnetic field and magnetosphere:
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NOVA - Gallery of Auroras:
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Geophysical Institute – FAQ about Aurora:
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Video of Aurora Borealis from NASA:
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The Van de Graaff Generator
(paramagnetic and
diamagnetic materials):
http://my.execpc.com/~rhoadley/magindex.htm
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Magnetosphere/overvi
ew.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/earth/gallery-auroras.html
http://odin.gi.alaska.edu/FAQ/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weathergang/post/video-awesome-aurora-australis-from-international-spacestation/2011/09/22/gIQAfVrinK_blog.html
(static electricity):
http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/vandegraaff/index.html
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Be sure to complete the ‘Review and
Reinforce’ worksheets in your packet.
The ‘Enrich’ worksheets are optional, but
great information to learn about.

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