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Capacitors

Components of a circuit that build up charge.

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Capacitors

Students will learn how a capacitor works and how to solve basic problems involving the classic two plate capacitor.

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The Capacitor

A summary of charge sharing, grounding, capacitance, and capacitors.

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Unit 13.6 Capacitors

Students will learn how a capacitor works and how to solve basic problems involving the classic two plate capacitor.

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• Interactive Simulations

Flashing Neon Light

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• Interactive Simulations

flashining-neon-light

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• Interactive Simulations

Touch Screen

Learn about how capacitances add in series and parallel by exploring the physics behind a touch-screen device.

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• Simulation

Capacitor Lab

Shows how capacitors work.

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• Video

How a Capacitor Works

Diagrams and graphics are used to explain how a capacitor works.

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• Video

Capacitance - Overview

by CK-12 //basic

Overview

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• Video

Dielectrics - Overview

by CK-12 //basic

Overview

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• Video

High School Physics - Capacitors

Discusses capacitance and capacitors. Goes over several example problems.

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• Video

Capacitance - Example 2

by CK-12 //basic

Solving problems involving the capacitance of parallel plate capacitors using the equation C = ϵ[0]A/d

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• Video

Capacitance - Example 1

by CK-12 //basic

Solving problems involving the capacitance of any capacitor using the equation C = Q/ÎV

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• Video

Dielectrics - Example 1

by CK-12 //basic

Solving problems involving the dielectric constant k using the equation C[with dielectric]= kC[without dielectric]

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• Practice
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Capacitors Quiz - PPB

Understand the nature of capacitors and perform calculations involving the capacitance, voltage, permittivity, dielectric constant, and distance between the plates.

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The Capacitor Quiz

Reviews the design and applications of capacitors, the concept of grounding, and the capacitance equation.

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• Critical Thinking

Capacitors Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Capacitors.

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The Capacitor

This is an activity for students to complete before reading the Concept: The Capacitor

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• Real World Application

Storing Static Electricity

Learn about early experiments with electricity.

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• Real World Application

Stunning Technology

Learn how stun guns operate.

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• Study Guide

Capacitors

by Lizzie Chun //basic

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• Flashcards

Capacitors Flashcards

by CK-12 //basic

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• Flashcards

The Capacitor

by Kyle Bardman //basic