Charges in Magnetic Fields includes the following learning objectives:

  • Understand that a moving charge will feel a force within a magnetic field;
  • Recall and use F = qvBsin? for a moving charge in a magnetic field;
  • Predict the direction and relative sizes of circular paths of moving charges;
  • Describe the deflection of a beam of charged particles as they pass through both an electric and magnetic field;
  • Explain how electric and magnetic fields can be used in velocity selection;
  • Describe one method for the determination of the mass of an electron.

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