Electric Field Mapping
The purpose of this qualitative activity is to introduce the students to the concept of a field and to make the idea of the electric field more concrete by examining a number of examples. A number of rules about the electric field are verified. At the end of the activity, the student should be able to sketch the electric field around a simple charge distribution.
The idea of equipotential surfaces is also developed, but the lab is designed to be done before the concept of electric potential is introduced.PreviewDownload
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Allows students to map both the potentials and the electric fields around any two-dimensional charged conductors.
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