Ch 10: Electrical Forces and Fields in Physics: Help and Review

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The Electrical Forces and Fields chapter of this High School Physics Help and Review course is the simplest way to master electrical forces and fields. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of electrical forces and fields.

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Anyone who needs help understanding high school physics material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding the relationship between particle charge and electrical force.
  • Need an efficient way to learn about electrical forces and fields.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra science resources at school.

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Electrical Forces and Fields in Physics chapter exam.

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  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Electrical Forces and Fields in Physics chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:

  • Why do electrical charges either attract or repel each other?
  • Why are arrow direction and spacing important in electric force fields?
  • How does Coulomb's Law address the variables that affect force?
  • How do insulators and conductors work?
  • What the guiding principles behind Gauss's law?

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Electrical Forces and Fields in Physics: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction

1. Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction

Have you ever wondered what electricity is and where it comes from? Have you ever been zapped by static electricity and wondered how it got there? We'll answer all of these questions in this lesson on electric charge and force!

Electric Force Fields and the Significance of Arrow Direction & Spacing

2. Electric Force Fields and the Significance of Arrow Direction & Spacing

Did you know that force fields don't just exist in science fiction movies? In this lesson, we'll explore the electric force fields that surround charged particles and how we can draw diagrams that represent them.

Coulomb's Law: Variables Affecting the Force Between Two Charged Particles

3. Coulomb's Law: Variables Affecting the Force Between Two Charged Particles

In the 18th century, Charles Coulomb uncovered the secrets of electrostatic force between charged particles. The results of his experiments led to what is now known as Coulomb's Law, which tells us how force, charge, and distance are all related.

Insulators and Conductors: Examples, Definitions & Qualities

4. Insulators and Conductors: Examples, Definitions & Qualities

In this lesson, we'll explore the reasons that some materials conduct electrical energy with ease while others block it almost completely. We'll also talk about the property of conductivity and some everyday examples of insulators and conductors.

Gauss' Law: Definition & Examples

5. Gauss' Law: Definition & Examples

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what Gauss' Law is, derive Gauss' Law for a sphere and cylinder, and use it to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

Karl Friedrich Gauss: Facts & Overview

6. Karl Friedrich Gauss: Facts & Overview

Karl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician, astronomer and physicist of the 18th and 19th centuries. He has sometimes been touted as the greatest mathematician since antiquity, and his name lives on in such things as the unit of magnetic field (the gauss) and the practice of clearing magnetic fields from equipment (degaussing).

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