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Weather and Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...
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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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College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewTake a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
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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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Forms of Energy

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

Let’s Throw an Electric Science Party!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewAre you looking for a shockingly good lesson? Check out one that has middle schoolers recreate four of Benjamin Franklin's experiments. Groups investigate, observe, and draw conclusions about static electricity and electrical current....
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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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Charge Interactions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Has your class been repelled by your previous magnetism lesson plan? Try a fun interactive instead! The activity, part of the Static Electricity series, challenges scholars to infer the charges of a group of magnets based upon their...
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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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Why Does Glitter Stick to Everything?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Glitter, glitter, everywhere! It seems no matter how carefully people apply glitter, it sticks to everything. The video focuses on the science behind the spread of glitter. Through an examination of static electricity, Van der Waals...
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Electromagnetism - Electrostatic Force: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #4a

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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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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Weather Alert

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Every time a bell rings ... there is lightning in the area. The activity provides directions to build a model of a lightning detection system. Similar to a system designed by Benjamin Franklin, the system uses static electricity to...
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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.