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37 resources with the concept charged particles

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Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Atomic bombs harness the power in the nucleus of an atom, creating devastating power and damage. Classes review parts of an atom by charging a piece of plastic and holding it near their fingers, discussing what is happening and why....
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Exploration Activities with Electrostatic Interactions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Step out of the 21st century and discover protons and electrons through observation. Using common materials, participants continually adjust their explanation of charges. The final assessment requires pupils to design their own...
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Charge and Charging

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does your class understand how things become charged? Are you positive? Before negative grades emerge, assign a fun interactive! The first in the five-part Static Electricity series contains three levels of charge-related questions and...
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Earth's Magnetic Shield

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Our atmosphere is pretty amazing! How does it minimize the effects of solar weather? Scholars discover Earth's first line of defense against the sun—the magnetosphere. The activity, one of several in a sun unit from NOVA, explains how...
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What Are Quarks? Sugar Edition!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Even scientists don't really understand quarks! Learners watch as the instructor describes what scientists do know about quark particles and their interaction with each other. The lesson dispels myths that individuals may have about...
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DIY Lightning Experiment! Make a Shocking Capacitor

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you need a project to add a little spark to your physics class, why not build a capacitor? A video from a larger physics playlist demonstrates how a capacitor works and how to make one from easily sourced materials. As an added bonus,...
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Chemistry: What Is an Ionic Bond?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your class all they want to know about ionic bonds. An engaging video, part of the Socratica "Chemistry Lessons" playlist, explains what ionic bonds are and how they form. It describes multiple examples of ionic bonds and...
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Development of Atomic Theory: An Introduction

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The atom has come a long, long way! From its early days as a ball of goo that exhibited the same properties as the whole it was part of, to the tiny sphere we know today, atomic theory has truly evolved. Explore these changes with an...
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Electromagnets

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the connection between electric current and magnets. Scholars create electromagnets by passing a magnet through a coil. They experiment with different materials to determine the variables that affect the strength of the current.
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Electric Potential Energy and Type of Charge

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars are sure to get a charge out of an electric lesson! They examine the potential energy of charged particles while they make changes to the electrical field. The simulation allows them to change the position of particles and the...
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Sticking a Balloon to a Wall

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
This is one sticky situation! Science sleuths uncover the mystery behind a balloon that appears to be stuck to a wall using an interactive. Learners observe a neutrally charged wall before they manipulate the charge on a balloon. Atom...
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Charged and Neutral Atoms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do charged and neutral particles behave differently as they undergo phase changes? Science sleuths examine two types of attractive forces using an informative interactive. Pupils can vary the amount of Van der Waals attraction present...
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Electric Charge: Crash Course Physics #25

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Your classes are sure to get a charge out of this lesson! A video lesson explores positive and negative electric charges related to static electricity. The instructor then moves on to a discussion of charged particles in an atom. This is...
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Electric Potential Energy and Charge Intensity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does the charge on a particle affect its energy? Scholars first explore how the strength of a charge affect the potential energy. They observe the change in the electric fields as this potential energy changes.
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Target Game—Distance/Force Relationship

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the relationship between the distance and the force of charged particles. Scholars adjust the location of charged particles to change the path of a launched particle. By displaying the electric field, they can make a connection...
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Target Game—Charge Magnitude/Force Relationship

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Build an electric field to direct a charged particle to a target. Scholars determine how location and strength of charge affect the electric field that surrounds the object. They complete two challenges to strengthen their understanding.
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Target Game—Free Play

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Challenge your classes to use electric fields to hit a target. Scholars place positively and negatively charged particles on a game board to direct a charged particle to a target. They can choose to view the electric field and force on...
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High Energy Particles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How much energy is required to break apart an atomic nucleus and does it vary based on the type of atom? Scholars virtually experiment with a linear accelerator in order to answer these questions. They alter the voltage, length of the...
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Recognizing Polar Molecules

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bend — yes, bend — water by taking advantage of its polar property. The instructor featured in this video examine bonds to determine if a molecule is polar or nonpolar and explains situations that would create a polar compound.
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The Science of Static Electricity

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Add some spark to your physical science instruction with this short video on static electricity. Taking a look at the fundamental structure of atoms, this fun film explains how rubbing objects together can cause electrons to move from...
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Waves and Currents

For Students 6th - 8th
Waves, currents, crests, and troughs. Using information provided in an article about waves and currents, readers define terms used to describe how energy travels.
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Bond Types

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bond some basic chemistry knowledge to the brains of your students with this short instructional video. After first identifying metals and non-metals on the period table, the presenter continues on to explain the types of materials...
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If Matter Falls Down, Does Antimatter Fall Up?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Step into the strange world of antimatter with an entertaining, yet educational physics video. Follow along to see how recent developments in physics research have allowed scientists to begin learning more about these elusive particles.
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Crooke's Tube

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Behold, the electron is discovered! Take young scientists on a journey back through time to examine JJ Thompson's famous experiment using a Crooke's tube. Pupils manipulate the charge on the apparatus' horizontal plates, observe cathode...