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written by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni
The Physlet Physics Section 5: Electromagnetism provides a technology-enhanced introduction to topics in introductory E&M. Interactive javascript simulations are used to illustrate and explore  concepts including Electrostatics, Fields and Potentials, Capacitance, Magnetic Fields and Forces, and Faraday's Law.

The third edition of Physlet Physics has all simulations re-written in javascript so that they can now be used on all devices including tablets and smart phones.

Each chapter is broken into three types of resources. Illustrations provide a introduction to the topic through simulations. Explorations are tutorials guiding students through deeper investigations of the topic. Problems are simulation-based homework. Many chapters also include downloadable worksheets to supplement the simulations.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Capacitance
- Electric Fields and Potential
- Electromagnetic Induction
- Electrostatics
- General
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
General Physics
- Collections
= Introductory E & M
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Course
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- New teachers
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Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni
computer-based learning, interactive simulation
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March 20, 2019 by Bruce Mason
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W. Christian and M. Belloni, (2013), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/electromagnetism/).
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Christian, W., & Belloni, M. (2019, January 1). Physlet Physics - Electromagnetism. Retrieved September 27, 2023, from https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/electromagnetism/
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Christian, Wolfgang, and Mario Belloni. Physlet Physics - Electromagnetism. January 1, 2019. https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/electromagnetism/ (accessed 27 September 2023).
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