MYTH: Static Electricity is created by friction.
Students will work in groups to determine whether or not static electricity it caused by friction. Easy prep results in lots of laughs come from this lab, along with teamwork, changing variables, and analyzing data. This lab makes for an excellent filler or easy day of prep!
Materials Needed Per Group:
1 cup of paper punches
1 sheet of copy paper
1 wool cloth
Students will test variables, analyze data, and practice graphing on X- and Y-axis.
**As a full time guest teacher in central Ohio, I love easy to complete and simple to explain worksheets for students to complete during class time. My introduction and review activities can easily be done independently or in groups. They are easy to print out and leave for a sub!