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Ch 12: MTEL Physics: Electrostatics

About This Chapter

Watch these lessons to refresh your knowledge of elecricity as you prepare for the MTEL Physics examination. Our videos and quizzes offer information to help you answer these types of questions on the test.

MTEL Physics: Electrostatics - Chapter Summary

Let this chapter's lessons aid you in your review of the principles of electric charge, force and potential as you get ready to take the MTEL Physics exam. Our videos and lessons can show you how to answer questions that ask about:

  • Defining electric charge and force
  • Explaining attraction and repulsion
  • Analyzing electric force fields
  • Exploring the significance of arrow direction and spacing
  • Applying Coulomb's law
  • Describing charge collections and volt unit

Our instructors are professionals who know what is required for success on the test. If, after reviewing the videos and completing the quizzes, you have more questions, you can contact the instructor for personalized help.

Objectives of the MTEL Physics: Electrostatics Chapter

In Massachusetts, passing the MTEL Physics exam is required for certification to teach the subject in a public school. The material covered in the Electrostatics chapter is in the exam's subarea on electricity and magnetism, which comprises 15% of the total score.

All the questions in this subarea are multiple-choice, like those on our self-assessment quizzes at the end of every lesson. Those quizzes give you practice answering questions in this format, as well as allowing you to gauge your knowledge of electrostatics. If you need to return to the lesson to review certain portions, embedded video tags let you go right to the spot.

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