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Capacitance Applets

How to make a home-made capacitor
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YouTube. 8 mins 4 Star
How a capacitor works
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Charging and discharging a capacitor micro.magnet.fsu.edu
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To show that a charged capacitor stores energy - demonstration
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MyYouTube. 4 mins  
       
Factors affecting Capacitance
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Simple interactive applet - change the factors and notice the change in capacitance micro.magnet.fsu.edu
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Demonstration from MIT link YouTube. 4 mins  
Demonstration using a multimeter
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MyYouTube. 4 mins
Variable Capacitor applet
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See what a real capacitor looks like, and see how the overlap area changes in practice. micro.magnet.fsu.edu
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A capacitor for tuning radios
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See how a capacitor is used to tune a radio receiver micro.magnet.fsu.edu
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