Static Electricity Teacher Resources
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The Science of Static ElectricityLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Static ElectricityLesson Planet
2 mins 4th - 8th
Shock viewers with this video clip about static electricity! Bill Nye sports a wacky wig and explains how electrons get stored up on the surface of a Van de Graff generator and then jump onto a metal ball. If you do not have your own Van...
Balloons and Static ElectricityLesson Planet
4th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Study Jams! ElectricityLesson Planet
3 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Electromagnetism - Electrostatic Force: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #4aLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An electrifying video explains the electricity portion of the electromagnetic force. It connects everything from lightning to static electricity. Diagrams and a visual aid assist in clarifying the role of electrons to the process to...