Ch 16: CEOE Physical Science: Magnetic Forces & Fields

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You'll need in-depth knowledge of magnetic forces and fields when you're taking the CEOE Physical Science examination. Study the online lessons in this chapter, which includes transcripts and quizzes, so that you'll be well-prepared.

CEOE Physical Science: Magnetic Forces & Fields - Chapter Summary

If your intention is to soon sit for the CEOE Physical Science examination, study this chapter's lessons on magnetic forces and fields. You could add to your knowledge of dipoles and monopoles, discover the functions of motors and generators, and learn more about Faraday's Law and electromagnetic induction as you prepare to earn a teaching certification. These online lessons can provide you with the knowledge necessary to:

  • Define electromagnetic induction, magnetic forces and magnetic fields
  • Explain the creation of a magnetic field
  • Describe the effects of force on moving charges
  • Discuss the differences between generators and electric motors
  • Apply Faraday's Law

These lessons are made up of fun videos, transcripts and quizzes. Credentialed instructors lead the animated videos and provide answers to your questions on magnetic forces and fields. Just visit the Dashboard area to find the ask-a-question function. You can study online 24/7 and pause the lessons to allow for note-taking as you get set to answer CEOE Physical Science examination questions.

CEOE Physical Science: Magnetic Forces & Fields Chapter Objectives

Your ability to comprehend electromagnetic induction and to understand various aspects of motors and generators will be evaluated when you reach the CEOE Physical Science examination's Subarea II: Motion, Forces and Energy. One of three subareas, this section is equal to 32% of the test score. You'll find 80 selected-response questions and one constructed-response assignment on the examination, which is computer based. The assessment takes four hours and requires a minimum score of 240.

8 Lessons in Chapter 16: CEOE Physical Science: Magnetic Forces & Fields
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Magnetic Force: Definition, Poles & Dipoles

1. Magnetic Force: Definition, Poles & Dipoles

You're probably familiar with magnets, but have you ever stopped to consider how they work? In this lesson, we'll look at the root of magnetism and some of the fundamental properties of magnets.

What is a Magnetic Field?

2. What is a Magnetic Field?

Magnetic fields fill the space around all magnets, but they're impossible to detect with our own senses. We'll use a common tool to map out a magnetic field and then discuss ferromagnetic materials to see how a magnetic field can be used to create new magnets.

How Magnetic Fields Are Created

3. How Magnetic Fields Are Created

Have you ever wondered how magnetic fields are created? In this lesson, we'll discuss the very simple answer to this question and look at how electric current can be used to make electromagnets, which have many everyday applications.

How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges

4. How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges

A magnetic field exerts a force on a moving charged particle in ways that you might not expect. In this lesson, we're going to look at the direction of this force and the factors that affect its strength.

Electromagnetic Induction: Definition & Variables that Affect Induction

5. Electromagnetic Induction: Definition & Variables that Affect Induction

We use electromagnetic induction every day, but do you have any idea what it is? In this lesson, we'll discuss this everyday phenomenon, the factors that affect its strength and its most common applications.

Electromagnetic Induction: Conductor to Conductor & Transformers

6. Electromagnetic Induction: Conductor to Conductor & Transformers

Every day, we make use of a special case of electromagnetic induction known as mutual induction. In this lesson, we'll talk about this special phenomenon and how it is used in many common devices.

Electric Motors & Generators: Converting Between Electrical and Mechanical Energy

7. Electric Motors & Generators: Converting Between Electrical and Mechanical Energy

Both generators and electric motors are common devices in everyday life, but how do they work and what is the difference between them? In this lesson, we'll explore both of them, which may produce different results but are actually more similar than they may seem.

Faraday's Law of Electromagnetic Induction: Equation and Application

8. Faraday's Law of Electromagnetic Induction: Equation and Application

Electromagnetic induction allows us to induce voltage with the movement of a magnetic field. Credited to Michael Faraday, this discovery was not only groundbreaking at the time, but it has since led to many applications in everyday life.

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