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Static Electricity Lab Activity

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This middle school static lab is a lot of fun, and memorable for students. It includes an explanation, with diagrams, of static electricity, and then five stations of activities for students to explore static electricity. It also has summary questions for them to answer to process and assess their knowledge.

Materials needed:

Pop cans

Inflated balloons

Packing peanuts in a plastic bag

Small pieces of wool cloth

Puffed wheat cereal

Black plastic strips (you could also use a comb, small ruler, or another plastic strip)

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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, video, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.
Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

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