# Ch 11: Potential & Capacitance in Physics Lesson Plans

The Potential and Capacitance in Physics chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about voltage, electric potential energy and other topics. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Potential and Capacitance in Physics chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Electric Field and the Movement of Charge;
Voltage Sources: Energy Conversion and Examples;
Electric Potential Energy: Definition and Formula
A look at how electrical charges flow through wires;
Discover how batteries and generators supply electrical power;
Explore energy conservation and potential energy
Tuesday Electric Potential: Charge Collections and Volt Unit;
Finding the Electric Potential Difference Between Two Points
Discover how charged particles work;
Calculate the electric potential difference
Wednesday Capacitance: Construction, Charging & Discharging;
Fixed and Variable Capacitors: Parts and Types
Solve a capacitance formula;
Distinguish between the types of fixed and variable capacitors
Thursday Capacitors: Construction, Charging and Discharging;
Ohm's Law: Definition and Relationship Between Voltage, Current and Resistance
A look at the storage of capacitor charges;
How an increase in voltage increases electrical current
Friday The Potential of a Sphere;
The Potential of a Cylinder
Exploration of this concept;
Explain the potential of a cylinder

12 Lessons in Chapter 11: Potential & Capacitance in Physics Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
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