Electrical Potential and Current

IB Physics: Electrical Potential and Current

Models are developed to explain phenomena that we can"t see directly.If the students have understood gravitational potential then they should understand electrical potential.Understanding how a position with a strong field can have zero potential confuses some students. The Phet animation below helps to explain this.Its a pity there isn"t more electrostatics on the syllabus as this was a good way of applying the theory.

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