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EET UNIT PLAN

NAME: Tracy Baptiste CLASS: 5EET TOPIC: Electrical Power Systems TIME FRAME: 5 weeks Major Ideas to be Explored / National Goals  To develop an understanding of the electrical machines used in electrical power systems. To create awareness of the process of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity Aims Students should:  understand how electrical machines work  discover the approaches utilised in the production, distribution and transmission of electricity Big Ideas Electrical Power Systems are interconnected to produce electricity and to make it readily available and compatible for consumers

Formal Science Knowledge, Background and Experiences Students should know that:  electricity is produced at a power generating company  consumers use electricity at differing voltages  electricity travel long distances via electrical wires  electricity is a form of energy Possible Alternative (Everyday) Ideas Solar panels can be used by consumers, thereby reducing or eliminating the dependency on the national electrical power system.  

Misconceptions Step-up transformers can be used as an audio amplifier. A motor can be used to turn a generator that will in turn power the same motor and other equipment (efficiency and conservation of energy considerations).

Concept Map: Concept Map: Primary Energy Sources Conversion Electrical Power Systems Comprises Types Turbine Non-Turbine Electrical Machines Distribution and Transmission Lines Motor Controllers Connects Consumers Transformer es iv Dr AC Machines DC Generator AC Generator (Alternator) AC Motor Domestic Commercial Industrial DC Machines DC Controller AC Controller n Co DC Motor tr o ls Faceplate DOL / ATL Reduced Voltage Controls Resistor Start AutoTransformer Star-Delta .

Electrical Motors and Generators 2. Single phase Transformer 3. Develop a power distribution and transmission network grid List of Lessons: 1.General Objectives Students will be able to: 1. Recognise the alternative sources of primary energy for generating electricity 4. Communication and Presentation  Troubleshooting  Construction / Practical  Problem Solving  Interpersonal Assessment Strategies:      Formative Oral Questioning Journal Group Presentations Laboratory Experiments Performance tasks (construction) Summative  End of Topic Traditional Examinations  Research Project  Laboratory Exercise ( SBA) . Power Generation. Transmission and Distribution 4. copper winding wire Videos Types of Student Experiences / Activities to be Provided     Experiments Group work Demonstrations Field trip – Powergen Skills to be developed:  Researching. Understand the operation of ac and dc machines 2. Reporting. Motor control Resources to be used     Multimedia projector and laptop Cross-section of rotating machines Magnets. Control ac and dc motors 3.

its more than 1 unit .Teacher’s Reflections: Electrical power systems is too large.