Static Electricity Hands On Science Centers or Stations

Grade Levels
3rd, 4th, 5th
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This collection of hands-on experiments will really excite and ignite your students. Easy to set up lessons on static electricity.

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How can I use this product?
These are great science centers for partners or small groups.

What is included?
The PDF file contains instructions and worksheets for four hands on experiments:
Static Magic
Separation Station
Levitation Station
Balloon Interaction

Two more activities:
Atom Action - make models on atoms
Concentration Station - matching game of key terms

Along with the detailed instructions (includes pictures), I have a one page QR Code sheet that has internet links to facts, videos, games, and quizzes about electricity. QR codes are like bar codes that can be scanned with an iphone, ipad, etc, anything that has a QR reader application. But I also included the web addresses as well.

Besides copies of the various recording sheets and instruction, these are the materials required to use all the activities:
Atom Action - 2 different colors of stickers or circles (protons and neutrons), and 1 color of smaller stickers or circles (electrons)
Static Magic - A piece of plastic wrap about the size of a piece of paper, paper towel, a pencil.
Separation Station - A piece of plastic wrap about the size of a piece of paper, paper towel, salt, pepper, a pencil. Other objects: pieces of thread, pencil shavings, eraser crumbs, pencil lead, little squares of tissue paper, little pieces of aluminum foil, pieces of Styrofoam.
Levitation Station - ,a balloon, paper towel or a head of hair, random objects (small pieces of paper, pieces of thread/fabric, cotton ball, pencil, hair, sheets of paper/tissue paper, pencil shavings, eraser shavings, paper clips, staples)
Balloon Interaction - Two balloons, string, tape, table, piece of plastic wrap, paper towel, plastic ruler, piece of paper, and a pencil.

File contents:
5 pages of cover page, copyright info, and introduction/materials required
8 pages of instructions with pictures
4 pages of worksheets with answers
4 pages of matching game cards of key terms
2 pages of internet links for extension or further research (web addresses and QR codes)

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Static Electricity Hands On Science Centers or  Stations
Static Electricity Hands On Science Centers or  Stations
Static Electricity Hands On Science Centers or  Stations
Static Electricity Hands On Science Centers or  Stations
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