Direction of Force on Charged Objects

Drag around a stationary charged object and observe the force on the stationary object when it is positive and negative.

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Drag a positively charged object around a stationary object that can be either positive or negative. Observe the direction and angle of the force on the movable object due to the two charges. Use the "trace" function to map out a “field” around the central charged object.
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Subject
Physics

Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation

Grade Level
High School

License
CC BY 4.0

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Copyright
© Copyright The Concord Consortium

Record Link
<a href="Array">The Concord Consortium. Direction of Force on Charged Objects. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2016, November 23.</a>

AIP
Direction of Force on Charged Objects (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 23), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

AJP
Direction of Force on Charged Objects (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 23), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

APA
Direction of Force on Charged Objects. (2016, November 23). Retrieved 2017, June 25, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/Array

Disclaimer: The Concord Consortium offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure.

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This activity runs entirely in a Web browser. Preferred browsers are: Google Chrome (versions 30 and above), Safari (versions 7 and above), Firefox (version 30 and above), Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), and Microsoft's Edge.

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Grade Level
High School
Subject
Physics
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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