Electric Fields Simulation

This Electric Fields Simulation interactive also includes:

Can you get the puck into the goal using only electric charges on the ice? Scholars experiment with electrostatic forces as they determine which charges pull the puck and which repel it. Multiple levels reinforce different related concepts, including a challenge level at the end.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Remind pupils the connection to the charges of magnets  opposites attract
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a free CK-12 account to access the interactive
  • May not work in Chrome
Pros

  • Offers reinforcement questions after each simulation
  • Allows as many attempts as necessary to score the goal
Cons

  • None