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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Static Electricity

For Students 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...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Waves, Electricity, and Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits....
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Electric Charge and Static Electricity

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Begin with the classic static electricity demonstrations: the behavior of charged balloons and metal leaves of an electroscope. Then move on to test the electrical conductivity of various materials. Give physics pupils a charge with...
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Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #1

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Electricity is the focus of this college-level midterm exam. It requres physics learners to answer multiple choice and short answer questions in addition to evaluating several diagrams and graphs. This is appropriate for most high school...
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Holding Charge

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Slide paper over a plastic straws to generate static electricity, and then stick that straw to glass, a wall, or even your own hands! This is a science activity that students can use to show parents what they learn in school whenever...
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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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Static Electricity and Water

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Can static electricity affect the direction that water flows? Watch this short clip and attempt this experiment with your young learners! For older learners, pair with additional activities that illustrate positive and negative charges.
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Static Electricity and Bubbles!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Why is static electricity worse in the winter? Learn about static charges and the Van de Graaff generator before conducting a quick experiment using bubbles and a Van de Graaff. If you don't have access to one, simply play this video...
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Amazing Levitating Orb Science Experiment

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Five minutes and 80 cents is all it takes to create this levitating orb! Introduce the idea of static electricity with this simple, yet captivating experiment. Your learners will definitely want to play around with this one; it's...
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Action at a Distance Lab

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The concepts involved with static electricity are typically taught in upper elementary physical science units. The lab described in this resource has pupils examine the behavior of small pieces of paper and a balloon when a charged piece...
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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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Electrical Energy and Magnetism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When your introductory physical science class is engulfed in a unit on electricity, this PowerPoint can support you through several lectures. It is a visually appealing and informative inspection of electric charge, static and current...
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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...
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Green Team

For Teachers 4th
Student explore the relationship of static electricity to current electricity, circuits, electromagnets, electro generators, and public electric utilities. In this Green Team lesson plan, 4th graders participate in hands-on science...
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Bill Nye Video: Static Electricity

For Students 6th - 10th
Young scientists will watch the film Bill Nye the Science Guy "Static Electricity", then complete 19 short answer questions about static electricity. Great for review or use as a video guide during the film.
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Science: Invention Voki

For Teachers 6th
Voki.com is an Internet tool pupils can use to research various inventions. They each research an electrical invention, providing their classmates with a brief history and 3 attributes. They will use their findings to create a News Clip...
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Simple Atomic Structure

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Atomic structure is reviewed with connection to the gain or loss of electrons. The movement of electrons and the resulting behavior is summarized. Practical uses of static electricity is explained, with diagrams of the most common...
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Electricity

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Cute cartoons and diagrams help explain electric charge to your physical science buffs. No math is involved even though units for electric charge and voltage are mentioned. This is a pretty neat and straightforward note taking guide for...
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Static Electricity: Matching

For Students 4th - 8th
Discovery Education has provided a series of quick quizzes on several topics. Here is one on static electricity. Young scientists match eight terms to their definitions. You can view the solution right from the page, so if you want to...
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Van der Graaf

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Four demonstrations with the Van der Graaf generator are delineated for you to share with your science classes. Instructions, explanations, and safety precautions are included. However, a background explanation of the static electricity...
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Static Electricity

For Students 5th - 10th
In this electricity worksheet, learners read about static and current electricity and then draw pictures of an electric cell and circuits. Students draw 3 pictures total.
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Electricity

For Teachers 4th
Give your science lesson a charge with this presentation on electricity. Each slide contains vocabulary or great information on what electricity is and how it works. Note: This resource would be even better if accompanied by a video and...