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Electric Charge and Static Electricity

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 these terrific hands-on activities. You will appreciate how thorough the instructions and assessment assignments are. Be sure to contact the National Science Teachers Association website to download selected readings that support the instructional activity.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 12th
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Scientific Equipment
Included Materials
  • Electric Charge and Static Electricity - Student Materials
  • Activity
  • Project

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