Coulomb's Law - Electrostatics | Electric Force | Force Pairs - PhET Interactive Simulations

Coulomb's Law

Coulomb's Law simulation

Topics

  • Electrostatics
  • Electric Force
  • Force Pairs
  • Coulomb's Law

Sample Learning Goals

  • Relate the electrostatic force magnitude to the charges and the distance between them
  • Explain Newton's third law for electrostatic forces
  • Use measurements to determine Coulomb’s constant
  • Determine what makes a force attractive or repulsive

Inclusive Features

  • Alternative Input;

    Alternative Input

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System Requirements

HTML5;

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Version 1.0.10