SNC1D Grade 9 Science Physics Test

  • Static Electricity
    • Different means of creating an electric charge
      • Friction
      • Contact
      • Induction
    • Law of Electric Charge
    • Reading Electrostatic Series Charts
    • Insulators vs. Conductors
    • Induced Charge Separation & Charging conductors by Induction
    • Uses of Static Electricity
      • Cleaning Air Pollution
      • Spray-Painting
      • Lightning Rods
      • Photocopiers
  • Current Electricity
    • Difference between Static and Current Electricity
    • Parts of an Electric Circuit
      • Sources of Energy
      • Loads
      • Connectors
      • Switches

Open vs. Closed Circuits

    • Voltmeters
      • How to attach them, what they do, S.I. units
    • Ammeters
      • How to attach them, what they do, S.I. units
    • Calculations:
      • Ohm’s Law: V=IR
      • Graphing Voltage vs. Current
    • Drawing Electric Circuit Diagrams
    • Series vs. Parallel circuits
      • Cells in series vs. cells in parallel – how are they attached?
      • Patterns for current and voltage for both series and parallel:
        • Series: Vtotal = ?, Itotal = ?, Rtotal = ?
        • Parallel: Vtotal = ?, Itotal =?
    • Resistance and Resistors – Factors and their effects, Definitions, Equations
    • Electrical Energy – definition and calculations
    • Electrical Power – definition and calculations
    • Percentage Efficiency – definition and calculations