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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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Static Electricity
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
Balloons and Static Electricity
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
New Review John Travoltage
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...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable