MadSci Network: Physics

Subject: How does a capacitor work?

Date: Wed Feb 5 21:05:23 2003
Posted by Dianna Hunter
Grade level: teacher/prof School: Mary Persons High School
City: Forsyth State/Province: Ga Country: Monroe
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1044497123.Ph

I am a student teacher in science.  In class, we were talking about 
capacitance, but I don't feel I really understand it.  Even the teacher did not 
totally understand.  Exactly how do electrons move in the circuit with a 
capacitor?  I want to understand so I can tell the students.

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