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GUIDES  
1  Advanced Electric
Charge X Definitions of quantities, explanations of equations, worked out example problems. 
2  Coulomb's Law Stepbystep construction of Coulomb's Law with a comparison to Universal Gravitation. 
3  Electric
Fields Sidebyside comparison and explanation of gravitational and electric fields. 
4  Electric
Potential
Energy Sidebyside comparison and explanation of gravitational and electric potential energy. 
5  Electric Potential Sidebyside comparison and explanation of gravitational and electric potential. 
JOBS  
1  Coulombic Love Triangles Math puzzlesolving using Coulomb's Law and vectors. 

Field Concepts  Answers Compare gravitational and electric fields conceptually. 
3  Field Calculations
 Answers Compare gravitational and electric fields analytically. 
4  Electric Potential
Energy  Answers Conceptual and analytical comparison of gravitational and electric potential energy. 
5  Electric
Potential  Answers Conceptual and analytical comparison of gravitational and electric potential energy. 
6  Graphing
Field  Answers ...near a spherical charge. Careful on the inside, now... 
7 
Graphing
Potential  Answers ...near a spherical charge. Careful on the inside, now... 
8 
Capacitance SB  Answers Careful guided intro to capacitance and capacitors. Covers concepts, definitions, equations, calculations, and energy storage. 
9  The Millikan Oil Drop
Experiment Thanks to my mentor Walt Scheider for this one. Work through the mechanics and calculations that Robert Millikan 
LABS  
1 
Capacitor Curves TechLab
 DataStudio file
(requires DataStudio) Charge and discharge a capacitor while recording voltage and current. 
2 
Capacitor Graph TechLab
 DataStudio file (requires DataStudio) Charge and discharge a capacitor while recording voltage and current. Create and analyze the corresponding graph. 
3  Power in the Plates
TechLab  DataStudio
file (requires DataStudio) Determine the energy required to fill a capacitor and the energy delivered by the capacitor. 
4  Capacitor Variations
TechLab  DataStudio
file (requires DataStudio) Vary the potential, resistance, and capacitance in an RC circuit. 
VIDEOS  
1 
Mechanical Universe:
Fields  Answers Electric fields discussed and (more importantly) illustrated with groovy 3D animations. Faraday cage demonstrated and explained. 
2 
Mechanical
Universe: Equipotentials and Fields  Answers Equipotentials and fields. An analogy between contour lines and equipotentials is discussed and illustrated. The spark Two forms for twostudent tables. 
3 
Mechanical
Universe: Potential and Capacitance  Answers Potential and capacitance and (more importanly) a nice biographical sketch of Benjamin Franklic. Two forms for twostudent tables. 
4  Mechanical
Universe: The Millikan Experiment  Answers The Millikan Experiment and (more importantly) a debunking of the mythical "scientific method." Two forms for twostudent tables. 
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