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					                                                        PLANNED INSTRUCTION (COURSE)                           ESTIMATED TIME:
                                             ADVANCED PLACEMENT PHYSICS C                                         90 days
                                          (PART II: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM)
        CONTENT STANDARD(S)                            PERFORMANCE STANDARDS                             ASSESSMENT AND SCORING
               OBJECTIVES                      (COURSE CONTENT AND STUDENT ACTIVITIES)             GUIDE(S) OF CONTENT STANDARD(S)
Unifying Themes 3.1-A: Identify,                      Unit A: ELECTROSTATICS                       All laboratory experiments will be used
explain, discriminate among, and apply    1. Charge, field, and potential                          as assessments.
the concepts of systems, subsystems,      2. Coulomb’s law and field and potential of point
feedback and control in solving               charges                                              The student will successfully solve all
technological problems.                   3. Fields and potentials of other charge distributions   electricity and magnetism problems
Unifying Themes 3.1-B: Describe and           a. Planar                                            with 85% accuracy.
apply concepts of models as a method          b. Spherical symmetry
to predict and understand science and         c. Cylindrical symmetry
technology.                               4. Gauss’s law
Unifying Themes 3.1-E: Identify,          State the Law of Conservation of Charge.
describe , and evaluate patterns of       Define Coulomb’s Law.
change in natural, physical, and          Compare and contrast force fields.
manmade systems.                          Observe effects of static electricity by using such
Inquiry and Design 3.2-A: Identify,       instruments as the electroscope and the Van de Graaf
explain, apply, and evaluate the nature   generator.
of scientific and technological           Solve Coulomb’s Law problems.
knowledge.                                      Unit B: CONDUCTORS, CAPACITORS,
Inquiry and Design 3.2-B: Apply
                                                          DIELECTRICS
process knowledge and organize
                                          1.   Electrostatics with conductors
scientific and technological phenomena
                                          2.   Capacitors
in varied ways.
                                          3.   Parallel plate
Evaluate experimental information for
                                          4.   Spherical and cylindrical
appropriateness and adherence to
                                          5.   Dielectrics
relevant science processes.
Inquiry and Design 3.2-C: Identify,                 Unit C: ELECTRIC CIRCUITS
explain, and apply the elements of        1. Current, voltage, resistance, power
scientific inquiry to solve problems,     2. Steady-state direct current circuits with batteries
including multi-step problems.                and resistors only
Inquiry and Design 3.2-D: Identify,       3. Capacitors in circuits
explain, apply, and evaluate the              a. Steady state
technological design process to solve         b. Transients in RC circutis
problems.                                 Define potential difference, current, and resistance.
Physical Science, Chemistry, and          State Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law.
Physics 3.4-A:                            Construct simple circuits.
Describe, explain, and apply concepts     Solve circuit problems using Ohm’s Law and Joule’s
about the structure and properties of     Law.
matter.
Physical Science, Chemistry, and                       Unit D: MAGNETOSTATICS
Physics 3.4-B:                             1.   Forces on moving charges in magnetic fields
Identify, relate, apply, and analyze       2.   Forces on current-carrying wires in magnetic fields
energy sources and conversions.            3.   Fields of long current-carrying wires
Physical Science, Chemistry, and           4.   Biot-Savart and Ampere’s Laws
Physics 3.4-C:
Describe, explain, distinguish among,      Recognize the relationship between electricity and
and apply the principles of force and      magnetism.
motion.                                    Identify the practical applications of electricity and
Earth Science 3.5-B: Identify, describe,   magnetism.
explain, and analyze the availability,     Demonstrate techniques for the separation of charge in
location, and extraction, and uses of      batteries
earth resources.                                    Unit E: ELECTROMAGNETISM
Earth Science 3.5-C: Identify, describe,   1. Electromagnetic induction (including Faraday’s and
interpret, and analyze meteorological       Lenz’s Laws)
data and atmospherc energy transfers.      2. Inductance (including LR and LC circuits)
                                           3. Maxwell’s equations

                                           The student will recognize the relationship between
                                           electricity and magnetism.
                                           The student will state the Law of Electromagnetic
                                           Induction.
                                           The student will identify the practical applications of
                                           electricity and magnetism.
                                           Demonstrate techniques for the separation of charge in
                                           generators.

				
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