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Charge and Static Electricity

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Ages: 13 - 18
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Electric Charge, Law of Charges, and Quantization of Charge
From YouTube, produced by Jonathan Thomas-Palmer
The Law of Charges is demonstrated using a rubber balloon suspended from the ceiling. The net charge on an object via excess protons and electrons. Quarks as the constituent of protons and neutrons. Quantization of charge is mathematically demonstrat... [more]
December 16, 2019 at 02:27 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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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: 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: 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: 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. (07:14)
May 25, 2013 at 03:06 AM
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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