Physics - electricity challenge

Challenge reference: 3982

Notional learning hours  30
Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will be able to understand how to stay safe with electricity.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to identify how to stay safe when using electricity.

  2. Be able to construct electrical circuits.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Identify the dangers of electricity use using the following key words:
      • electrocution
      • insulation
      • conduction
      • fire faults
      • injury
      • burns
    • Construct a parallel circuit and a series circuit each with three bulbs and a switch
    • Record the brightness of the bulbs in each circuit
    • Conclude how the electrical voltage is used in each circuit
    • Use a voltmeter and ammeter to support their conclusions 
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