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Title: Charge and Carry
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/charge_carry/
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization).
Description: This site contains an activity on electrostatics. A styrofoam plate is rubbed with wool to give it a large electric charge that can be transferred to an aluminum pie pan. This electrophorus, or change carrier produces a spark that can be felt, seen, and heard. Materials needed, assembly, and an explanation of results are also provided. Also featured are directions to store up an even larger charge in a device called a Leyden jar, made from a plastic film can. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Electrostatics. Frictional electricity -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Electricity
Physics -- Statics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Electricity & Magnetism
electrophorus
electrostatics
Leyden
Physics
science
shock
spark
static electricity
Date Of Record Release: 2008-06-20 03:00:06 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-06-11 10:39:33 (W3C-DTF)
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