# Ch 6: AP Physics C - Potential and Capacitance: Homeschool Curriculum

The potential and capacitance unit of this AP Physics C Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about electric potential energy and capacitance. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

## Who's it for?

This unit of our AP Physics C Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about electric potential and capacitance. There is no faster or easier way to learn about potential and capacitance. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about electric potential energy, voltage sources, capacitors and Ohm's Law.
• Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
• Homeschool parents who need a physics curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
• Gifted students and students with learning differences.

## How it works:

• Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
• Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
• Short quizzes and a potential and capacitance unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

## Potential and Capacitance Unit Objectives:

• Understand the relationship between electric force and an electric field.
• Learn how generators and batteries work as voltage sources.
• Use the formula for finding electric potential energy.
• Discover how particles in a charge collection are motivated to do work.
• Recognize the volt as a unit of electric potential.
• Determine how to find the electric potential between two points in a uniform electric field.
• Understand what capacitance is and how it is calculated.
• Identify the parts and types of fixed and variable capacitors.
• Explore how capacitors are constructed and how they are charged and discharged.
• Examine the relationship between voltage, current and resistance according to Ohm's Law.
• Understand the potential of spheres and cylinders.

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: AP Physics C - Potential and Capacitance: Homeschool Curriculum
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