Advanced Placement / Physics

Electromagnetic Induction

In this lab, students will use an induction wand, rotary motion sensor, variable gap magnet, and magnetic field sensor to determine how the rate of change of magnetic flux through a coil affects the magnitude and direction of the average emf induced in it.

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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
11.1 4.E.2.1

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Advanced Physics Through Inquiry 2

Electromagnetic Induction