Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY

Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
Static Electricity Worksheet 3: Tracking Induction with Electroscopes PDF ONLY
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NGSSMS-PS2-5
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  1. This collection of static electricity labs and experiments with interactive worksheets will help students understand how electrostatic charges behave and move. Students can see experimentally that like charges repel and opposites attract. They will begin to develop the basis for understanding circui
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How can we help kids visualize the charges that cause static forces? This is the question I wrestled with for a while before developing this model. I love that only the negative electrons can move – I also love that students can easily see when charges are balanced and when they’re not. This activity builds on the previous two activities Charged Up 1: Tracking Static Forces (free)  and Charged Up 2: Tracking Static Forces This is the most challenging of the three as it involves induction. 

Related Resources
This is the second of three related resources.
Charged Up 1: Tracking Static Forces  (free)

Charged Up 2: Tracking Static Forces [PDF Version]
Charged Up 2: Tracking Static Forces [Video Version]

★ Charged Up 3: Tracking Static Forces [Video Version of this Activity]

Concepts Addressed
• Typically only electrons leave their atoms.
• Electrons are negatively charged; protons are positively charged
• Electrons and protons create the charges behind electrostatic forces.
• Items can be charged at a distance.

Materials Needed
Copies of the worksheets, clear electrons (directions for making these are included in the free activity, worksheet 1) 

Answer Key
Extensive teacher notes address the many questions that come up. You shouldn’t have to do outside research on this topic unless you want to.

Time Required
This lab takes about 30 mins.

Student Sheets
• Scaffolded writing prompts & lab reporting

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NGSSMS-PS2-5
Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact. Examples of this phenomenon could include the interactions of magnets, electrically-charged strips of tape, and electrically-charged pith balls. Examples of investigations could include first-hand experiences or simulations. Assessment is limited to electric and magnetic fields, and limited to qualitative evidence for the existence of fields.
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