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written by Scott W. Bonham, John S. Risley, and Wolfgang Christian
One of the great difficulties in teaching electrostatics is the abstract nature of the subject. We describe six exercises in electrostatics, how they were used at NCSU, and give suggestions how they might be used in other contexts.
The Physics Teacher: Volume 37, Issue 5, Pages 276-280
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Electricity & Magnetism
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S. Bonham, J. Risley, and W. Christian, , Phys. Teach. 37 (5), 276 (1999), WWW Document, (https://doi.org/10.1119/1.880272).
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S. Bonham, J. Risley, and W. Christian, Using Physlets to Teach Electrostatics, Phys. Teach. 37 (5), 276 (1999), <https://doi.org/10.1119/1.880272>.
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Bonham, S., Risley, J., & Christian, W. (1999, May 1). Using Physlets to Teach Electrostatics. Phys. Teach., 37(5), 276-280. Retrieved May 24, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.1119/1.880272
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Bonham, S, J. Risley, and W. Christian. "Using Physlets to Teach Electrostatics." Phys. Teach. 37, no. 5, (May 1, 1999): 276-280, https://doi.org/10.1119/1.880272 (accessed 24 May 2024).
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Bonham, Scott, John Risley, and Wolfgang Christian. "Using Physlets to Teach Electrostatics." Phys. Teach. 37.5 (1999): 276-280. 24 May 2024 <https://doi.org/10.1119/1.880272>.
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