Mission SE12: Electric Field Lines

Mission SE12 pertains to the concepts of an electric field line. You should know enough about the concept to be able to predict the look of an electric field line and interpret electric field line patterns. The mission consists of 40 questions organized into 10 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to understand the concept of electric field lines and use their understanding to predict the electric field lines about a point charge or a configuration of point charges.
  • The student should be able to infer information about the quantity of charge and type of charge on an object.


Launch Mission SE12


Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom - Static Electricity Unit, Lesson 4, Part c


Video Tutorials:

Electric Field Lines




Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: