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CHAPTER 7 - ELECTRICITY(STUDENTS COPY)

# CHAPTER 7 - ELECTRICITY(STUDENTS COPY)

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JPN Pahang Physics Module Form 5Student’s Copy Chapter 7: Electricity
CHAPTER 7: ELECTRICITY
7.1 CHARGE AND ELECTRIC CURRENTVan de Graaf
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What is a Van de Graaff generator? Fill in each of the boxes the name of the part shown.A device that ……………….. and ………………….. at high voltage on its dome- 1 -
dome

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JPN Pahang Physics Module Form 5Student’s Copy Chapter 7: Electricity
2.How are electrical charges produced by a Van de Graaff generator? And what type of charges is usually produced on the dome of the generator?
When the motor of the Van de Graaff generator is switched on, it drives the
………………………..
This causes the rubber belt to against the
…….………
and hence becomes
…..……
The charge is then carried by the moving belt up to the ………………….where it is collected.
A large amount of ……………. is built up on the dome
…………………….
charges are usually produced on the dome of the generator
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3.What will happen if the charged dome of the Van de Graaff is connected to the earthvia a micrometer? Explain.
There is a
……………………..
of the pointer of the microammeter.
This indicates an electric current
…………………….
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JPN Pahang Physics Module Form 5Student’s Copy Chapter 7: Electricity
4.Predict what will happen if a dischargingmetal sphere to the charged dome.

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When the discharging metal sphere is brought near the charged dome, …………………………… occurs.
An electric current
……………
5. Predict what will happen if hair of astudent is brought near to the chargeddome. Give reasons for your answer.
The metal dome …………. the hair and the hair stand ……………….
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This is because of each strand of hair receives ……………….. charges and…………………….. each other.6. The flow of electrical charges produces ………………….- 3 -