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Transport and Travel - AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIAN

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Batteries

PrimaryPrimary & MiddleMiddle

Critical & Creative ThinkingAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking

 

1. Automotive electrics run from the car battery. Watch this clip to see how to make a battery from some things you'll have at home, including a potato! 
https://youtu.be/a-WIny7VIFg

 

2. Have a try at making this battery! Report to a partner how this experiment went!

 

 

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Make a Crossword Puzzle with the equipment for an Automotive Electrician

PrimaryPrimary  MiddleMiddle High SchoolSecondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

1. Look at the following Crossword Puzzle Maker

Crossword Puzzle

2. Using the words from the list of equipment and the Oxford Dictionary, create a puzzle.

Oxford Dictionaries

Caution: You will need to put "Assorted Spanners" under Spanners.




List of Equipment for an Automotive Electrician

  • Floor Creeper
  • Timing Light
  • Armature Growler
  • Armature Undercutter
  • Bench Drill
  • Lead Lamp
  • Assorted Taps and Dies
  • Bench Grinder
  • Stable Workbench with Engineer's Vice
  • Floor trolley Jack and Stands
  • Battery Hydrometer
  • Battery Charger
  • High Rate Battery Load Tester
  • Diode Tester
  • AVR Meter
  • Digital Multimeter
  • Metalworking Lathe
  • Assorted Files
  • Oil Can
  • Approved Test Bench
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Safety Goggles
  • Air Compressor
  • Hacksaw
  • Assorted Spanners
  • Assorted Screwdrivers
  • Pliers
  • Hydraulic or Mechanical Press
  • Assorted Pullers
  • Electric Drill with Assorted Drill Bits
  • Soldering Iron
  • Component Cleaning Facility

3. Make a Word Cloud using Wordle with this equipment. Can you make your Wordle the shape of one of the pieces of equipment?

Checking batteryWordle

 

 

 

 

 

Creating a Poster to encourage more people into the Industry

High SchoolSecondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Critical & Creative ThinkingAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking

 

 

1. Look at the following two websites:

Open Universities

Open University
Jobs & Skills WA

Training WA

2. What are the most interesting facts and figures about this career? How will you represent them on a Poster?

3. Create a Poster using EduGlogster to inspire young people to take up this trade.

EduGlogster

 

 

 

WebQuests

The Effect of Greenhouse Gases on the Environment

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LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Critical & Creative ThinkingAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking

Effect of Greenhouse Gases WebQuest

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