Check questions: power
Diagnostic Questions for 11-14
What the Activity is for
The diagnostic questions can be used to check pupils' understanding of power.
What to Prepare
- copies of these questions (see below)
What Happens During this Activity
The questions might be used for homework or as the basis for discussion in class.
Best word: is designed to check pupils' ability to use the correct terms in relation to a simple electric circuit.
- An electric current
- Electric charge
- Power output
Make a match: probes understanding of three fundamental electrical units.
- 1 ampere is the same as 1 coulomb / second (2)
- 1 volt is the same as 1 joule / coulomb (4)
- 1 watt is the same as 1 joule / second (1)
Who do you agree with?: probes pupils' understanding of a series circuit with two bulbs of different rating.
- Tanya: agree
- Ben: disagree
- Jane: agree
Download the support sheet / student worksheet for this activity.