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This page illustrates and describes electric fields and forces. The explanation is given in the form of a conversation between two people. There is also a simple simulation which helps understand the concept better. This web page is part of a tutorial that introduces electric forces and fields.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
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- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
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electric fields, electricity
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Metadata instance created July 6, 2006 by Jessica Hollums
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August 4, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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July 9, 2006
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AIP Format
Physics 2000, (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.colorado.edu/UCB/AcademicAffairs/ArtsSciences/physics/PhysicsInitiative/Physics2000/waves_particles/wavpart3.html).
Physics 2000, Physics 2000: Electric Force Fields, (2001), <http://www.colorado.edu/UCB/AcademicAffairs/ArtsSciences/physics/PhysicsInitiative/Physics2000/waves_particles/wavpart3.html>.
APA Format
Physics 2000. (2006, July 9). Physics 2000: Electric Force Fields. Retrieved October 24, 2017, from http://www.colorado.edu/UCB/AcademicAffairs/ArtsSciences/physics/PhysicsInitiative/Physics2000/waves_particles/wavpart3.html
Chicago Format
Physics 2000. Physics 2000: Electric Force Fields. July 9, 2006. http://www.colorado.edu/UCB/AcademicAffairs/ArtsSciences/physics/PhysicsInitiative/Physics2000/waves_particles/wavpart3.html (accessed 24 October 2017).
MLA Format
Physics 2000. Physics 2000: Electric Force Fields. 2001. 9 July 2006. 24 Oct. 2017 <http://www.colorado.edu/UCB/AcademicAffairs/ArtsSciences/physics/PhysicsInitiative/Physics2000/waves_particles/wavpart3.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Physics 2000", Title = {Physics 2000: Electric Force Fields}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {24 October 2017}, Month = {July 9, 2006}, Year = {2001} }
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