Electromagnetic induction fleming right hand rule activity 2

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Activity No # 1 - Force on a current carring conductor in a magentic field

Estimated Time

20 minutes

Materials/ Resources needed

  1. A thick copper wire
  2. Lab Stand
  3. Connecting copper wires
  4. A Horse Shoe magnet
  5. Battery

Prerequisites/Instructions, if any

Multimedia resources

Website interactives/ links/ simulations

Process (How to do the activity)

A thick copper wire AC suspended at its ends A and C from the support by means of threads in a magentic field B between the poles N and S of a horse shoe magent, with its length AC normal to of the magnetic field lines of the magnet. The ends A and C of the conductor are connected to a rheostat, key and battery. In figure the mangetic field B is in the plane of paper in upward direction.

Developmental Questions (What discussion questions)

Evaluation (Questions for assessment of the child)

Question Corner

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