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138 resources with the concept static electricity

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It's Electrifyin'!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why exactly does rubbing a balloon on your head make your hair stick up? A set of fun, applicable electricity experiments and lessons is sure to put some sparks into your curriculum!
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Avoid Electric Shock Getting Out of a Car!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can you avoid static shocks? As part of a larger physics series, an electric video explains what a static shock is and why it happens. Then, the narrator offers an idea for reducing your shock when exiting a car. She also includes a few...
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John Travoltage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Did you get to play with electric currents or were you grounded? An electrifying simulation shows how building up a charge of electricity creates a static shock once grounded. Pupils rub John's foot across the carpet and view the buildup...
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Electricity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Conduct four electrifying electricity experiments that challenge young scientists to explore positive and negative charges and magnetic fields without the shock.
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The Force of Friction

For Students 9th - 12th
Physicists experiment with the coefficient of static friction on both a level surface and an incline. After answering five pre-lab critical thinking questions, learners go to the lab. They determine the mass required to get a solid...
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Forms of Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
The amount of energy Americans use doubles every 20 years. The first lesson in a 10-part series teaches scholars about different forms of energy. They rotate through five stations with hands-on activities or experiments at each in order...
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STEM Quick Challenges

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Quick—save the resource! A STEM curricular document provides two to four activities in each grade for K-4 and a set of miscellaneous lessons appropriate at various grade levels. Scholars learn about STEM by engaging in various...
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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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Electric Field Intensity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning about electrostatics can be pretty intense! Physics fanatics explore the factors that affect electric field intensity using an interactive from the Static Electricity series. Learners work to complete data tables that relate...
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Coulombs Law

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are charge, distance, and force related in electrostatics? Science scholars ponder the outcomes of changing variables using an interactive resource from the Static Electricity series. Individuals practice using Coulomb's Law as they...
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5 Fun Physics Phenomena

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Magnetic cereal? Bendable water? Young scientists study five physics phenomena by watching a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator accompanies each demonstration with descriptions of what is happening—or appears to be happening.
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Five Physics Experiments for the Holidays!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some times of the year seem too busy for physics experiments. Fear not; a video explains five fast experiments using household materials. From creating CO2 to messing with static electricity, scholars enjoy playing with science. Besides,...
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Lightning-Rod

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do some buildings have lightning rods? Scholars explore the movement and attraction of opposing electrical charges through a simulation of a lightning rod. They control the cloud height, charge separation, and if the lightning rod is...
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Balloons and Static Electricity

For Students 4th - Higher Ed Standards
Like all electricity, static electricity flows at the speed of light, or 186,282 miles/second. The interactive simulation shows how like charges repel like charges and opposites attract. The user can choose either one or two balloons, a...
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Electricity and Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Electrify your classroom as you lead pupils through a series of steps to demonstrate basic principles of electricity and magnetism. They design a simple circuit and test this for static electricity and current electricity. Next, they...
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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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Charge It!

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Electrify your pupils' interest in conductors and insulators with a brief reading passage! After reading the text, learners respond to five questions that relate to the content of the passage.
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Study Jams! Electricity

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Shock your physical science class using this video to teach the basics of static electricity. Electricity is defined,and electrons are differentiated from protons on an atom model. The use of hydropower and wind are explained as ways of...
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Unit V: Worksheet 4 - Constant Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Neat and succinct, here is a worksheet that provides problem-solving practice for your physics fans. They calculate acceleration and friction coefficients. They also draw force diagrams and analyze blocks moving across various surfaces....
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Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Wow! Colorful and simple, these 160 slides introduce the various forms of energy, along with a relevant image. Some of the images are animations, which help beginning physical scientists to visualize the flow of electrons or energy! This...
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Electricity. . . Understanding the Movement of Electrons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a super simple slide show for illuminating physical science whizzes to the basics of electricity. These slides can be used as a note-taking guide to supplement your lecture. Topics covered include atomic theory, static and...
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Forces that Oppose Motion - It's Not Just Science Friction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A very scientific-looking but appealing set of slides helps you teach young physicists about the force of friction. First explain what static friction is and demonstrate how to solve problems. Then introduce kinetic friction and the...
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Exploring Electricity - Four Activities

For Teachers 4th - 6th
These are four classic activities used for instructing upper elementary electricians. The first involves experimenting with the Van de Graaff generator. The second is a series of hands-on experiences with static. In the third activity,...
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Electricity and Magnetism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The standard basics of electricity are detailed in this clear-cut collection of slides. Straightforward explanations are offered for static electricity, series and parallel circuits, conductors, insulators, and resistance. Some animation...