Category Archives: 5. Electrostatics

Electrostatics Equations Review

Quick equations review:

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6.13 Conductors and Electrostatics Review, part 2

Conductors and Insulators: If you haven’t already, read pages 196-197 in the Princeton book (if you have, reread them anyway). Also, read section Walker, 19-2 on pages 656-657.  You should be able to explain where charge is located on a conductor.  Figure 19-6 … Continue reading

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6.12 Electrostatics Review, part 1

Start studying for Monday’s test.  Here are some resources to get you going…. You should look at this old Circular Forces Video (hint hint) And maybe this question from the semester 1 final (HINT HINT): Circular Motion Review And maybe this … Continue reading

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6.11 Voltage of a Point Charge

Pre-reading question: How strong is the electric field between two parallel plates 6 mm apart if the voltage between them is 220 V? Video: Aaron pointed out I squared distance when I shouldn’t have. Be on the lookout as you … Continue reading

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6.10 Direction and Magnitude of Electric Field

No pre or post reading question because of long video. Extra Practice:  #13, page 683 #15, page 683 #17, page 684 #43, page 685 #45, page 685 #51, page 685 (very much like an AP free response) The correct answers … Continue reading

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Electrostatics Quiz 2 and Field Direction

Quiz review: Field from point charges:

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6.8 2-D Coulomb’s Law Lab

Tomorrow’s Lab: Balloon Lab Note: Long video tonight, so no pre-reading question. Videos: Example 1: Example 2: Post-reading/ Pre-lab:

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6.7 Coulomb’s Law I

Pre-reading question: Video: Post-reading question:

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6.5 Electric Potential

Pre-reading question: What was the most difficult part of today’s quiz? Video: Post-reading question:

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Electrostatics Quiz 1 Review

Video: Practice Free Response:  

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