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Alternating current
"Seeing" Alernating Current
Subject Electricity
Level Upper secondary
Language English
Type Experiment, exercise, homework

Learning objective
While performing a simple experiment the students get introduced to the nature of alternating current. Teacher and students determine the depth of physical background theory that they want to understand together.
Didactical comments
With the help of a bycicle and a fluorescent tube the students can perfome an experiment outdoors or at home which will help them understand "alternating current". This way they can experience the nature of a complex phenomena themselves.
Suggestions for methodology
This topic can be taught as a single subject in a physics course and is well-suited for self-study as a homework.
Contact details
NameAlbert Bramon

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