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This page contains a series of problems on the topic of electricity developed for use with The Physics Suite, an activity-based learning project.  Each problem was designed to help build qualitative understanding of physics and was built around student acquisition of knowledge as observed in recent physics education research studies.   The problems vary in format and include estimation, context-based reasoning, multiple choice, short answer, qualitative questions, and essay questions. Topics covered include electric fields, resistors, capacitors, parallel and series combination, Coulomb's Law,  Kirchhoff rules, dipoles, and capacitance.

This item is part of a larger collection of problems, in-class questions, and interactive resources developed by the University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group. See Related Materials on this page for a link to the full collection of Physics Suite problems for introductory physics courses.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Capacitance
- DC Circuits
- Electric Fields and Potential
= Electric Field
- Electrostatics
= Charge
= Conductors and Insulators
= Coulomb's Law
- General
- Resistance
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Coulomb, Gauss, Kirchoff, ammeter, batteries, capacitance, capacitor, context-rich problems, dipole, electric field, electric potential, homework problems, parallel circuits, resistance, resistor, series circuits, thinking problems, voltmeter
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This is the full collection of Physics Suite problem sets developed by the University of Maryland PER group.  Topics include kinematics, dynamics, momentum, energy, rotational motion, gravitation, properties of matter, heat and temperature, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics.

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