These four questions will help your students think about potential

Andrew Morrison
4 min readJan 8, 2021

I have been going through a lot of the clicker-type conceptual physics questions that I have collected over the years from other physics teachers who have been gracious enough to share them, when I came across a sequence of four questions related to the potential and potential energy of a three charge system.

I really like the set of questions, but I’m looking for some feedback from other teachers on how to best use them.

Here’s the system:

Andrew Morrison

Physics professor with research interest in musical acoustics