Charge my phone ceres 2017-11-06T18:55:52+00:00

Project Description

CHARGE MY PHONE ACTIVITY

Suitable for Secondary (Year 7 to 10)


Activity Description

The Charge My Phone activity introduces the concept of energy transformation and illustrates the different forms energy takes before appearing as electrical energy in our everyday lives. Students will look at the conversion of energy required to charge a mobile phone from the source to the electrical power supply and are asked to order the different steps of the process in a chronological sequence.

Key Concepts

Forms of Energy, Energy Transformations, Fossil Fuels, Resources, Energy Efficiency.

Key Learning Intentions

1. Students will be able to identify different forms of energy; including moving vs stored energy
2. Students will understand that energy cannot be created or destroyed but transformed from one form to
another
3. Students will recognise the need for a complete circuit to allow the flow of electricity

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