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Ch 10: TExES Physical Science 6-12: Electrical Forces & Fields

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Electrical forces and fields are easy to understand when you have access to this chapter as your guide. We've made studying for the TExES Physical Science 6-12 exam simple by including videos and quizzes you can access on any smartphone, computer or tablet.

TExES Physical Science 6-12: Electrical Forces & Fields - Chapter Summary

Work at your own pace as you study this TExES Physical Science 6-12 test prep chapter on electrical fields and forces. You'll review electric charge and force, attraction and repulsion, among many other related topics. Once you finish this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Analyze electric force fields and share the significance of arrow direction and spacing
  • Explain Coulomb's Law
  • Define insulators and conductors and give examples
  • Provide a definition of Gauss' Law

We've taken the stress out of studying for the TExES Physical Science 6-12 exam with the flexible and mobile-friendly videos and quizzes in this chapter. Watch as few or as many of the videos as needed to tailor your study experience to your individual needs. Assistance from an expert is available through the Dashboard if you have questions.

5 Lessons in Chapter 10: TExES Physical Science 6-12: Electrical Forces & Fields
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.

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