Static Electricity Lab Reading Passages Worksheet and Activity

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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Get the wheels turning in your students' heads with this fun lab experiment and tabbed booklet! Your class will have the opportunity to see what happens when a charged balloon touches a light bulb, in addition to doing lots of critical thinking, reading, and writing!

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This Product Includes:

✓ Terms such as attract, repel, discharge, and static electricity

✓ What static electricity is and how it works

✓ Examples of static electricity

✓ The relationship between lightning and static electricity

✓ The building up of charges

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary

✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)

✓ Text-dependent questions that focus on reading skills

✓ Science lab investigation - students charge a balloon and place it against a light bulb

✓ Critical thinking and writing prompt

✓ Teacher and student directions

A Google Slides version so that you can have your students complete it digitally if you prefer!

✓ Tabbed booklet printables- 2 to a page and a larger version 1 per page

✓ Color and B/W printable versions

✓ Answer keys

.… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ As a supplement to an already established program

✓ Science centers or literacy centers

✓ An introduction lesson

✓ Teacher demonstrations

✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work

✓ An integration lesson

✓ Warm-up activities

✓ An extension activity

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"Love the differentiated reading. Thank you." (Thank you, Jennifer McAndrews!)

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Static Electricity, Current Electricity, and Insulators Tabbed Booklets Bundle

Current Electricity Investigation Tabbed Booklet

Types of Electricity Causation Cards

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Total Pages
21 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.


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