Curated and Reviewed by
Dancing Paper: Static Charge, Science
Learners use glass, plastic, paper and various other materials to investigate the properties of static charge and develop scientific inquiry skills.
3 Views 3 Downloads
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Static ElectricityLesson Planet
Young electrical engineers use balloons, cereal, and PVC pipe to test how positive or negative charged particles can attract or repel each other. First they attract Rice Krispies with a static-charged balloon, and then they use two...
4th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Electric Charge and Static ElectricityLesson Planet
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...
4th - 12th Science
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Static ElectricityLesson Planet
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...
2 mins 4th - 8th Science
The Science of Static ElectricityLesson Planet
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...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Static Electricity and Bubbles!Lesson Planet
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...
2 mins 4th - 8th Science
Static Electricity and LightningLesson Planet
Young scholars study concepts related to static electricity, based on a single example: lightning. They explain how static electricity, lightning, and sparks are all related phenomena. They draw a diagram illustrating the negative and...
6th - 8th Science
Balloons and Static ElectricityLesson Planet
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...
4th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Charges And FieldsLesson Planet
Electric fields are similar to gravity, but they can either attract or repulse. Through a simulation, learners explore differing charges and the electric fields they produce. Pairs or groups can manipulate the locations of the charges...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable