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Title Charges and Fields Remote Lab Introduction to Static Electricity
Description This lab is designed for students working remotely. There is a video using Electric Field hockey because at this time, the simulation is still in Java form. I have included clicker questions from Electric field hockey, but I did not put them in the student lab. The learning goals are: Students will be able to Determine the variables that affect how charged bodies interact Predict how charged bodies will interact Describe the strength and direction of the electric field around a charged body. Use free-body diagrams and vector addition to help explain the interactions. Compare electric fields to gravitational fields.
Subject Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Lab, Remote Learning
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords charge, electric field, electrostatics
Simulation(s) Baloni i statički elektricitet (HTML5), Naboji i polja (HTML5), Električni hokej! Naboj umjesto paka!

Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 2020.04.23
Date updated 2020.04.24