Academic Standard

Electricity and Magnetism
Tennessee State Standards
Science (2009-2018)
Grade range: 
No grade range
Subject = Physical World Concepts
Conceptual StrandVarious tools and equipment can be used to investigate the interplay between magnetic fields and the generation of electricity.Guiding QuestionWhat force and energy concepts are needed to explain magnetism and electricity?
Elements within this Standard
Course Level Expectation
Distinguish among electric forces, electric charges, and electric fields.
Explore static and current electricity.
Investigate Ohm's law.
Compare and contrast series and parallel circuits.
Analyze components of electrical schematic diagrams.
Investigate magnetic poles, magnetic fields, and electromagnetic induction.
Check For Understanding
Measure voltage, current, and resistance.
Draw electric field lines, given a scenario of charged particles.
Draw and explain series and parallel circuits.
Identify components of series and parallel circuits and solve problems related to voltage, current, and resistance.
Build series and parallel circuits and describe how they function.
Demonstrate and explain electromagnetic induction.
Sketch the magnetic field lines around a bar magnet.
Create a simple electromagnet.