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Charge and Static Electricity

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Introducing Charge
From YouTube, produced by Kamal Wafi
Introducing the idea of charge, repulsion and attraction including a description of charging by induction. Simulation from: http://phet.colorado.edu    (07:29)
January 26, 2013 at 12:07 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Introducing Charge
From youtube.com, produced by Kamal wafi
Introducing the idea of charge, repulsion and attraction including a description of charging by induction. Simulation from: http://phet.colorado.edu (07:14)
May 25, 2013 at 03:06 AM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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Bottel with water on the Van de Graaf generator
From YouTube, produced by YouTube
If you have a Van de Graaf generator you need to try this! (03:55)
September 3, 2012 at 09:10 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Static Electricity
From learner.org, produced by California Institute of Technology
To understand materials, one must first understand electricity, and to understand electricity, one must first understand materials. Eighteenth century electricians understood neither, but they knew what it took to spark the interest of an audience an... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 10:45 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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Should a Person Touch 200,000 Volts? A Van de Graaff generator experiment!
From YouTube, produced by Jefferson Lab
The teacher in this video uses a Van de Graaf generator to talk to a group of middle school students about static electricity. He uses the demonstration to explain how lightning rods work and also distinguishes between voltage and current (08:20).
September 3, 2012 at 09:29 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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Mythbusters Van de Graaff generator
From YouTube, produced by Mythbusters
Have you ever wondered how a Van de Graaf generator works? The Mythbusters build one of their own. There is a good illustration that shows how the generator builds up a charge (05:18).
September 3, 2012 at 09:17 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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MIT Physics Demo -- Rubber and Glass Rods with Tinsel and Balloon
From YouTube, produced by MIT
An MIT student demonstrates static electricity with rubber and glass rods and rabbit fur (02:03).
September 3, 2012 at 09:36 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Singing Tesla Coil at Duckon 2007
From YouTube, produced by John Ridley
This is a solid-state Tesla coil. This would be a great video for teachers to use to get their students interested in electricity (02:42).
August 16, 2012 at 08:44 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Walter Lewin Describes Electricity and Magnetism
From mit.edu, produced by MIT
Professor Lewin of MIT speaks to a small group of children and their parents. His topics are electricity and magnetism. He pulls young students from the audience and gets them involved in the demonstrations. These are great demonstrations that teache... [more]
September 16, 2012 at 05:52 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Faraday's Cage
From YouTube, produced by MIT
In the electric field of a Van de Graaff generator, an unprotected Ben Franklin feels electrostatic forces. However, when a metal cage surrounds him, he is completely shielded against any electrostatic forces (01:24).
September 3, 2012 at 09:00 PM
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