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 Page Description 1 Objectives ...This page 2 Introduction Insulators and Conductors Charge Model 3 Triboelectric Effect Charge Sharing Charging by Induction 4 Ben Franklin Corona Discharge 5 Electric Fields Vector Fields Field Lines Simple Motion in a Field 6 7 Making an Electron Gun Electron Gun's Analysis 8 Work Done by an Electric Field on a Charged Particle 9 Motion of a charged particle between parallel plates (Examples) 10 Electric fields due to point charges. 11 Equipotentials for Uniform Fields
 01 Class notes coving the introduction to electrosatics.
 02 Class notes: Electric fields, Faraday Cages and Lightning Safety
 03 Class notes: The equations and electric fields
 Solutions to selected homework problems.
 Class acticity on field mapping.
 One of three online quizzes. It does not cover everything that is on the test but it wil help.
 Two of three online quizzes. It does not cover everything that is on the test but it wil help.
 Three of three online quizzes. It does not cover everything that is on the test but it wil help.
 Mastery assignment. Completing this and turining it in on time is your ticket to taking the mastery test. (Not for AP)
 Solutions to some of the problems
 Animations, definitions and an account of Ben Franklin's Kite experiment

Objectives
Students will be able to:
1. Define and list Insulators
2. Define and list Conductors
3. Describe the "charge model"
4. Describe charging due to induction
5. Describe charging due to charge sharing
6. Ben Franklin’s Kite experiment.
• Describe what lightning was though to be prior to June, 1752.
• Describe its importance.
7. Lightning Safety
8. Define a FARADAY cage
9. Give examples of a Faraday cage
10. Solve problems involving charge sharing
11. Describe the ionization of gasses
12. Describe the ionic wind
13. Define an E-Field.
14. Draw an electric field (E-field) between two charged objects
15. Identify the charge of an object based upon its E-field
16. Describe the direction a positively or negatively charged object will travel when immersed in an E-field
17. List the rules for drawing an E-field
18. Describe the relative E-field strengths between two objects based upon their E-fields
19. Define the SI units of an E-field
20. Calculate the magnitude of the force felt on a charged particle when immersed in an E-field
21. Use the relationship F=qE in solving word problems
22. Ratio problems
23. Numerical evaluation problems
24. Draw the symbol for a battery
25. Label the positive and negative terminals on a battery symbol
26. Define what is meant by electrical “current.”
27. Give the symbol for current.
28. Describe in physics terms what a dead battery represents
29. Describe the recharging of a battery
30. Calculate how long a battery will last before becoming dead or how long it will take to recharge a battery.
31. Use V=Ed in solving word problems
32. Use the relationship V=Ed in solving word problems
1. Ratio problems
2. Numerical evaluation problems
Define an “electronVolt” and use it in calculations

by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)