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92 resources with the keyterm static electricity

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How is Lightning Formed

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students research lightning paying particular attention to how it is formed, where it is most likely to occur, and how most people struck by lightning survive.
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Opposites Attract

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the properties of magnets and static electricity. They participate in experiments that demonstrate the behaviors of charged particles, and record their data on a worksheet.
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Demonstrating and Calculating Electrostatic Forces

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore static electricity and view a demonstration of electrostatic forces and see how they exist between charged objects.
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Static Electricity Game

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore further the importance of static electricity by playing a game which reinforces and reviews static electricity concepts.
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Electricity

For Teachers 1st
First graders become aware of the presence of static electricity. They create static electricity using friction.
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Static Electricity 2: Introducing Static Electricity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to static electricity as a phenomenon that involves positive and negative charges.
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Leyden Jar: Static Electricity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students experiment with a Leyden Jar, a device that stores electrical charges. A large voltage can be built up in this jar by adding more and more charge. The modern name for this device is a capacitor.
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Cling On's

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explain how static electricity is produced. In this electricity lesson, students design an experiment to reduce static electricity. They share and discuss findings in class.
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What Is Electricity

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders develop an understanding of static electricity and discover how to detect a charge by using electroscopes.  In this electricity lesson, 4th graders complete a lab on electricity and discuss the results with the class. 
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How do Charged Objects React to Each Other?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders experiment with balloon, string, and a piece of wool to create static electricity.  In this positive and negative charges lesson, 4th graders explore any attractions, repelling or static electricity connections that they...
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Static Electricity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this static electricity learning exercise, learners read through 3 pages of text about static electricity and its components to learn about how electricity works.
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Static Electricity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this static electricity worksheet, students complete a science experiment that helps them understand static electricity. Students then answer several questions about their experiment.
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National Static Electricity Day: January 9

For Students 4th - 5th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that January 9th is National Static Electricity Day. Students then research five facts about the cause of static electricity using resources in their classroom. Students summarize the...
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Type of Energy - Dot to Dot Puzzles

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this energy worksheet, learners connect the dots to complete pictures of three types of energy that include solar energy, static energy, and stored energy. They color the page and draw other examples of energy in a box at the bottom...
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The Magic Of Static Science Station Experiment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this magic of static electricity set of station activities worksheets, students perform 4 activities with static electricity including popping corn, jumping peanuts, weird water, and dancing balloons. They complete the recording...
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Brain Pop - Static Electricity

For Students 5th - 8th
In this static electricity worksheet, students complete 6 fill in the blank questions about atom structure, electricity principles and conductors.
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Electric Gelatin

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete an experiment about static electricity. They are provided with a small plate that has gelatin and then given a small balloon. Students put the balloon above the gelatin and observe what happens, and then slowly raise...
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Static Cling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners work together to discover the concept of static electricity. They participate in an experiment in which they test different objects charge. They make observations and record them for later use.
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Static!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students watch a teacher lead demonstration on attraction and repulsion. They experiment with the build up and release of static electricity.
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Electircity 3

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate with batteries, bulbs, and wires in order to develop a deeper understanding of how current electricity works in a simple circuit. They investigate static electricity and the properties of positive and negative...