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Electric Field & the Movement of Charge

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What is an electric field?

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1. Fill in the blanks: Electric field lines point _____ positive charges, and _____ negative charges.

2.

With electric field lines, how are stronger electric fields are represented?

I. Lines that are close together

II. Lines that are far apart

III. Long arrows

IV. Short arrows

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prepare on this quiz/worksheet to be examined on topics associated with electric fields, such as their definition, electric field lines, and types of charges.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be questions on:

  • What an electric field does
  • Positive/negative charges in relation to electric field lines
  • The representation of stronger electric field lines
  • What electric field lines show
  • Examples of forces charges feel

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as positive and negative charges
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding electric field lines and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding forces certain charges feel

Additional Learning

What else can you learn about electric fields and moving charges? If you watch our lesson, Electric Field & the Movement of Charge. The lesson will go over things like:

  • The equation for electric fields
  • Electric fields in motion
  • What exactly electric fields are
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