Lesson: Electric Fields
In this lesson, we will learn how to interpret diagrams of electric field lines and relate how the field lines are drawn to the strength and direction of the electric field.
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Worksheet: 12 Questions • 1 Video
Imagine a very wide flat sheet of metal that has a net positive electric charge. Which of the diagrams correctly shows the field lines for the electric field above the sheet of metal?
The diagram shows the electric field produced by a negatively charged metal sphere. If a positively charged particle is placed at the point , in which direction will it move?
The diagram shows the electric field around a charge. At which point on the diagram, P, R, or S, is the electric field strongest?