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44 resources with the concept positive charges

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Electrostatics: Maze Game

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ready to have an a-MAZE-ing time teaching electrostatics? Introduce physical science superstars to an engaging resource that tests their knowledge of attractive and repulsive forces. Pupils change the charge of a ball to guide it through...
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Charge Intensity and Electric Force

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for a quick way to supercharge your electricity and magnetism unit? Assign a very responsive interactive designed to illustrate the relationship between charge, electric field, and the resulting forces. Learners experiment with...
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Atom and Ion Builder

For Students 6th - 12th
Explore and control the building blocks of atoms! Physical science superstars add and remove subatomic particles to create atoms and ions with an easy-to-use interactive. An alternate activity includes an assignment that focuses on the...
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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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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 and Physics: History of the Atom (Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr Models)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know so much about the atom? Explore the evolution of the atomic model through a video from an informative chemistry lessons playlist. The narrator describes how our view of atoms and subatomic particles has changed from...
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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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How Does a Transistor Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Tiny transistors have a big job to do in all of our electronic devices ... so, how do they work? Discover the chemistry and physics behind semiconductive elements such as silicon through an intriguing video from Veritasium's playlist....
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Sparks from Falling Water: Kelvin's Thunderstorm

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Need a resource that illustrates the creation of electrical charge? The odds will ever be in your favor with a video from the Veritasium playlist! Science sleuths watch sparks fly from Lord Kelvin's rain shower experiment, where 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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Direction and Strength of Force in Electric Fields

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Finally, a helpful tool for modeling electric fields! Young physicists explore the unseen world of magnetism via a simple interactive. Individuals move a charged object around a stationary object and see the strength and directions of...
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Direction of Force Around a Van de Graaff—Negatively Charged

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Learn about the direction of magnetic force with a very attractive interactive! Young physicists move a positively charged object around a negatively charged Van de Graaff generator and observe the direction of the forces present. A...
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Direction of Force on Charged Objects

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Make your unit on magnetism a force to be reckoned with! Physical science scholars examine the direction of force on charged objects through a simple interactive. Pupils control the charge of the stationary object, then observe how it...
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Opposites Attract

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Whether they pull together or push away from one another, magnets are sure-fire pupil pleasers! Take their study of magnetism to a new level with a fun interactive. Individuals control the polarity of two spheres to observe attractive or...
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Visualizing Electric Fields and Forces

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Shock your class with an exciting interactive about electric fields! Physical science superstars visualize the transparent world of electric fields by changing the charge on a stationary object. They then observe changes in the resulting...
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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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Polarity and Attractive Strength

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teaching intermolecular forces can be quite a stretch! Chemistry scholars experiment with the attractive strength between polar molecules using an interactive resource. Learners test molecules of low, medium, and high polarities by...
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Comparing Dipole-Dipole to London Dispersion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Which intermolecular force is the strongest? Scholars test the relative strength of London dispersion forces, dipole-dipole interactions, and induced dipoles using a simulator. The interactive allows learners to pull on paired molecules...
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Seeing Intermolecular Attractions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ahh, the rules of attraction...intermolecular attraction! Introduce your chemistry crew to the other forces that influence the behavior of atoms and molecules alike with a simple interactive. Pupils push and pull polar and non-polar...
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Conversion of Electric Potential Energy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a resource that is full of potential energy! Learners manipulate charged objects to convert electric potential to thermal energy using a savvy simulation. The resource includes a variety of charge settings and helpful potential...
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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.