What is Static Electricity?
In this static electricity instructional activity, students will write down 2 causes of static electricity and the effect that occurs with both of their examples.
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Get Connected with Ohm's Law
Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this activity gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
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
The Science of Static Electricity
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