Bin-bag Capacitor

Learn how to demonstrate the workings of a capacitor by viewing this valuable video. A technician walks you through the use foil and plastic, from a bin bag (a plastic garbage bag), to represent the plates and dielectrics. With capacitors being an important component in today's computers and cell phones, this lesson will be of particular interest to aspiring engineers and physics classes. 

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Resource Details
Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Types
Videos
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Instructional Strategies
Modeling
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Year
2010