Unit 7 – Electrostatics

In this unit we will cover the nature of charge, methods of charging, electric force, and electric potential energy.

General documents:


PODCAST 1: Introduction to Electrostatics, Conductors, Insulators, and Methods of Charging (Friction, Conduction, Induction, and Polarization)


PODCAST 2: Electric Force (Coulomb’s Law)


PODCAST 3: Electric Fields


PODCAST 4: Electric Potential Energy, Electric Potential, and Potential Difference

Helpful websites:

Lab documents:

Boston Museum of Science, Theatre of Electricity, Van de Graaff Generator towers -- ZAAAPPPP!

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