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Ampere's Law

Help your class find the the magnetic field of a toroid, a solenoid bent into a circle with an activity that allows the class to see how a loop of wire carrying an electrical charge behaves much like a magnet. The resource provides the teacher information to develop a lecture on Ampere's Law, which in turn allows pupils calculate the magnetic field around a loop and a toroid.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Locate videos on the Internet to help demonstrate Ampere's Law
Classroom Considerations

  • Review the set up of the demonstration and test it before class
  • The class should be familiar with the Biot-Savart Law
  • The 10th part in a 14-part series
Pros

  • The answer document shows the work necessary to arrive at the solution
  • The plan contains a demonstration to show the force between two current loops
Cons

  • The lesson plan does not detail an instructional method 
  • Does not include detailed directions for the demonstration set up
Common Core

Included Materials

  • Ampere's Law Homework
  • Ampere's Law Homework Answers
  • Project
  • Vocabulary
NGSS

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