Direction of Force Around a VDG (Negatively Charged)

Observe the direction of forces between a negatively charged Van de Graaff generator and a positively charged object.

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Drag a positively charged object around a negatively charged Van de Graaff generator and observe the forces between them. Use the “trace force pointers” feature to draw conclusions about the pattern of forces between charged objects and the Van de Graaff generator.
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Subject
Physics

Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation

Grade Level
High School

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CC BY 4.0

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<a href="Array">The Concord Consortium. Direction of Force Around a VDG (Negatively Charged). Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2016, November 23.</a>

AIP
Direction of Force Around a VDG (Negatively Charged) (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 23), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

AJP
Direction of Force Around a VDG (Negatively Charged) (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 23), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

APA
Direction of Force Around a VDG (Negatively Charged). (2016, November 23). Retrieved 2017, August 16, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/Array

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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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