Ch 8: TExES Science 7-12: Electrical Forces & Fields

About This Chapter

Let us help you efficiently review electrical forces and fields for the TExES Science 7-12 exam. We designed a chapter containing self-assessment quizzes and video lessons, two resources that ensure you are ready for the exam.

TExES Science 7-12: Electrical Forces & Fields - Chapter Summary

When you watch our video lessons, you quickly review material that is on the exam. Some topics included in this chapter are:

  • Significance of arrow direction and spacing
  • Electric charge and force
  • Coulomb's Law
  • Insulators and conductors
  • Gauss' Law

This chapter is designed to teach or help you review material dealing with electricity and laws explaining how it works. Watch our video lessons to pick up information quickly, and then use the self-assessment quizzes to see what information you retained. You can view all of these resources from mobile devices, letting you study for the exam wherever you are in the world.

5 Lessons in Chapter 8: TExES Science 7-12: Electrical Forces & Fields
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Electric Force Fields and the Significance of Arrow Direction & Spacing

1. 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.

Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction

2. 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!

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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