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Ch 56: TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Electrical Forces & Fields

About This Chapter

As you prepare for the TExES Physics/Mathematics 7-12, review what you know about electrical forces and electrical force fields. Watch these videos to review Coulomb's Law, insulators, conductors and Gauss's Law.

TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Electrical Forces & Fields - Chapter Summary

To prepare for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) Physics/Mathematics 7-12 exam, watch the lesson videos in this chapter on electrical force and fields. In these videos, our expert instructors will help you review material on the laws that govern electrical force, as well as the factors that influence it. After completing this chapter, you should be prepared to answer questions regarding:

  • Electrical force fields and diagrams of them
  • Repulsive and attractive forces of electrical charges
  • Coulomb's Law
  • Insulators and conductors
  • Gauss's Law

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TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Electrical Forces & Fields Objectives

Individuals take the TExES Physics/Mathematics 7-12 exam to become certified math and physics teachers in the state of Texas. It is computer-based certification exam made up of 120 multiple-choice questions, and you may take up to five hours for completion. Thirty-nine percent of the exam is on physics and includes some questions on electrical forces and electrical fields. The intent of this chapter is to prepare you for such questions through a series of lesson videos, worksheets and quizzes.

5 Lessons in Chapter 56: TExES Physics/Math 7-12: 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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