Faraday's Law

Could a flux capacitor really work? An engaging simulation encourages scholars to investigate Faraday's law. They experiment with various speeds, magnitude, voltage, and different-sized coils. Hopefully experimenters will be able to light the bulb by changing magnetic flux.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Build the exact setup on the simulation in the classroom to see if the data is the same
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari depending on your operating system
  • Assumes prior knowledge of Faraday's Law
Pros

  • Offers three to six related teacher-submitted activities depending on if you teach middle or high school
  • Translates into 40 different languages
  • Provides insights into student thinking to help analyze answers and potential areas of confusion
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS