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Title: Generating Electrical Voltage
Url: http://wimedialab.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.phys.energy...
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: Teachers' Domain presents this interactive lesson designed to help students "learn how a generator converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Investigate the principle of magnetic induction by moving a conductor through a magnetic field to see how voltage is generated." The lesson is divided into three major sections: How Do Generators Work?, What Factors Influence Voltage Strength?, and What Determines Voltage Polarity? There are plenty of animations to help students visualize the processes at work in electricity generation. On the site, visitors will also find a supplemental background essay, discussion questions, and standards alignment from Teachers' Domain.
LC Classification: Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Dynamoelectric machinery and auxiliaries -- Dynamoelectric machinery -- Generators (General) (D.C. and A.C.). Dynamos
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Production of electric energy or power
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Vocational Education -- Technical
Key Concept: Mechanical engineering -- Power generation
Electrical engineering -- Generators
Electrical engineering -- Power and energy
Electrical engineering -- Voltage and current sources
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2009-12-24
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: flash
html
zip
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-10-06 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-15 12:39:56 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 69
Resource URL Clicks: 12
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