Students will learn what an electric field is, how to draw electric field lines and how to calculate electric fields. They will also learn to apply the electric field in order to find the direction a charge would move.
Defines the concept of an electric field and provides the formula for calculating electric field strength.
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A demonstration and explanation of how a Faraday cage works are shown in this video.
Identifying the correct direction of electric field lines for one or more charges
Identifying the correct charges based on the direction of electric field lines
Discusses electric fields, how to draw electric field lines, and how to solve for the magnitude of electric fields.
Solving problems involving the electric field intensity and the electric force using the equation E = F/q
Solving problems involving the electric field of a uniform electric field using the equation E = V/d
Electric fields form from array of charges; decipher direction and strength of such fields.
Reviews the concept of the electric field and the calculation of the forces on charges within electric fields.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Electric Fields.
This is an activity for students to complete while reading the The Electric Field Concept
Use electric charges to score a goal with a hockey puck.
Shows how electric fields and point charges interact with one another.
This study guide reviews electrostatics: Coulomb's law, properties of charges, electric field, conductive materials (conductors, insulators, semiconductors, superconductors), and charging by conduction or induction.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Electric Fields.