lunes, 9 de diciembre de 2013

UD CLIL ELECTRICAL ENERGY

ELECTRICAL ENERGY

Subject:         TECHNOLOGIES                                        Teacher: SERGIO RUIZ ARRANZ



Title of the Unit      ELECTRICAL ENERGY                               Course / Level   3rd of ESO             




1. Learning outcomes

 / Evaluation criteria

To differentiate the  electrical magnitudes of a circuit

To solve basic electrical circuit, obtaining its magnitudes.

To know the processes of producing electricity.

To adopt energy saving techniques at home and at high school

To appreciate the importance of energy saving.

To respect the health and safety rules and to know the risks of electricity.

To demonstrate an active attitude and respect in the development of the tasks.

2. Subject Content

The electrical circuit: components.

Electrical magnitudes: tension, intensity, resistance, power and energy.

The electrical energy: historical importance and its current relevance in society.

Electricity production: conventional and no conventional power stations.

Risks of the electricity. Health and safety rules.

Energy saving techniques.





3. Language Content / Communication

Vocabulary



Nouns: electrical circuit, resistance, electrical power, electrical energy, turbine, dump, solar energy, eolical energy, battery, wires, power supply, switch, bulb, engine, appliances.

Verbs: generate, transform, obtain, save, flow, switch on/off,  spin, push, consume, measure

Adjectives: intense, negative, positive, old.

Prepositions: along, across, between, 

Structures



Passive voice, comparatives, present simple.

Discourse type

Description, definitions, deductions.

Language skills

Reading, listening, writing and speaking.

4. Contextual (cultural) element

To know and learn how electrical energy is used nowadays in normal life, at home, at high school, knowing the elements of an electrical circuit, and learning how to use it in a responsible and efficiently manner, taking into account all the health and safety rules which are related with electrical circuit.

5. Cognitive (thinking) processes

Analyzing, giving and explaining reasons, evaluating situations, connecting ideas, making math operations, making a model of a proyect.



6. (a) Task(s)

TASK 1: The electrical circuit :see and take notes about keyword on the next video about electrical circuits:




TASK 2: Electrical magnitudes: see and take notes about keyword on the next video about electrical magnitudes:




TASK 3: Health and safety rules.

TASK 4: How to reduce the electrical bill.

TASK 5: Building a real circuit: download  the Circuit Construction Kit from webside:


and simulate different electrical circuits. Then after, build them into  the workshop.

6. (b) Activities

Introducing the topic with a video and a slide presentation.

Reading the text

Answer questions with simple sentences

Solving electrical magnitudes in a circuit.

Building a real circuit with lamps and an engine.



7. Methodology

Organization and class distribution / timing



The  The methodology will be active and participatory; in addition, it must facilitate both individual and group learning. The methodology will be applied through the establishment of work habits, including completing activities in the student's book.

All the students will participate.

·         Introductory activity: 15 minutes, in pairs.

·         Explanations and activities from the student worksheets: 6 sessions. Individual and group learning and working.

·         Solving electrical circuits and their magnitudes: 2 session. Individual.

·         Project of real circuit: 3 sessions. Groups of three/four students.

Each session: 55 minutes.

Resources / Materials



TASK 1: video about electrical circuits:


Materials: Digital blackboard, pupil's notebook.



TASK 2: video about electrical magnitudes:


Materials: Digital blackboard, pupil's notebook.



TASK 3: Book and  PPT presentations.



TASK 4: Book and PPT presentations. A electrical bill.



TASK 5:Circuit Construction Kit from webside:




Materials: PC, pupil's notebook.



Key Competences

Competences that will be practiced: linguistic, mathematical, social, digital, cultural, learn to learn, autonomy.



8. Evaluation (criteria and instruments)

Evaluation criteria:

·         To differentiate the  electrical magnitudes of a circuit

·         To solve basic electrical circuit, obtaining its magnitudes.

·         To know the processes of producing electricity.

·         To adopt energy saving techniques at home and at high school

·         To appreciate the importance of energy saving.

·         To respect the health and safety rules and to know the risks of electricity.

·         To demonstrate an active attitude and respect in the development of the tasks.



Evaluation instruments:

·         Revision of the students work.

·         Continuous assessment: oral and written test.

·         Project presentation: slide presentation and oral presentation.

·         Project functionality: real circuit


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