# Category: Physics

## SS 3 FIRST TERM LESSON NOTE PHYSICS

SUBJECT:  PHYSICS   CLASS:  SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL 3   TERM: FIRST SCHEME OF WORK WEEK TOPIC  Electromagnetic waves Gravitational Field, Law, Gravitational Potential, Escape Velocity, Potential Energy in Gravitational Field. Electric Field, Coulombs law, electric field intensity, electric potential, Capacitor and Capacitance. Electric Cells – Primary and Secondary, Defects of Simple Cells. Cells in series

## SS 3 PHYSICS FIRST TERM LESSON NOTE SCHEME OF WORK

[mediator_tech] Subject:  PHYSICS Term: FIRST TERM Weekly Topics  Gravitational Force between Two Masses (Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation) ELECTRIC FIELDS ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES Electromagnetic Induction MAGNETIC FIELDS The Earth’s Magnetic Field APPLICATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD AND TRANSMISSION SYSTEM CAPACITORS SIMPLE A.C. CIRCUITS Physics Mock Exams SS 3 PHYSICS FIRST TERM EXAMINATION SS 3

## SIMPLE A.C. CIRCUITS

[mediator_tech] Subject:  PHYSICS Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 9 Class: SS 3 Topic: SIMPLE A.C. CIRCUITS CONTENT Alternating Current Circuits A.C. in Resistors A.C. Through a Capacitor A.C. Through an Inductor Series Circuits Power in A.C. Circuits [mediator_tech] Alternating Current Circuits An a.c. circuit is one in which the magnitude of the current changes periodically

## CAPACITORS

[mediator_tech] Subject:  PHYSICS Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 8 Class: SS 3 Topic: CAPACITORS CONTENT Definition of a Capacitor Energy Stored in a Capacitor Arrangement of Capacitors Solved Questions Definition of a Capacitor A capacitor or condenser is a device that stores energy in the electric field between two closely spaced conductors (called “plates”). A

## APPLICATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD AND TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Subject:  PHYSICS [mediator_tech] Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 7 Class: SS 3 Topic:     APPLICATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD AND TRANSMISSION SYSTEM CONTENT Electromagnetic Field Galvanometer Conversion of Galvanometer to Ammeter Conversion of Galvanometer to Voltmeter Transformer Types of Inductances Electric Motor How to Make a Simple Electric Motor Generator   Electromagnetic Field The

## The Earth’s Magnetic Field

Subject:  PHYSICS [mediator_tech] Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 6 Class: SS 3 Topic:     The Earth’s Magnetic Field When a magnetic needle or a bar magnet is freely suspended, it comes to rest roughly in the N-S poles of the earth. This shows that the earth acts like a magnet, hence, the earth

## MAGNETIC FIELDS

Subject:  PHYSICS [mediator_tech] Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 5 Class: SS 3 Topic: MAGNETIC FIELDS CONTENT The Concept of Magnetic Field: Properties of Magnetic Lines of Force Magnetic Field Patterns Magnetic Field in a Straight Current-Carrying Conductor Magnetic Field Due to Current in a Solenoid Magnets and Magnetization Properties of Bar Magnets Methods of

## Electromagnetic Induction

Subject:  PHYSICS [mediator_tech] Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 4 Class: SS 3 Topic: Electromagnetic Induction Michael Faraday in 1832, at the age of 41 discovered that electricity could be produced without any battery by using magnetic fields. This phenomenon is called “Electromagnetic when the speed of the relative motion Induction”. “Electromagnetic induction is thus defined as

## ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

Subject:  PHYSICS [mediator_tech] Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 3 Class: SS 3 Topic: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES CONTENT The Concept of Electromagnetic Waves The Concept of Electromagnetic Field Fleming’s Left Hand Rule Force between Two Parallel Curent-carrying Conductors Applications of Electromagnetic Field Electromagnetic Induction The Laws of Electromagnetic Induction Eddy Currents Advantages and Disadvantages of Eddy

## ELECTRIC FIELDS

Subject:  PHYSICS [mediator_tech] Term: FIRST TERM Week: WEEK 2 Class: SS 3 Topic: ELECTRIC FIELDS [mediator_tech] Previous lesson:  The pupils have previous knowledge of Gravitational Force between Two Masses (Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation) that was taught as a topic in the previous lesson   Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, the