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Title Inquiry Based Modeling Static Electricity
Description This is an activity to be used in conjunction with common static electricity demonstrations which could be part of a remote lesson. A remote lab has been added. Learning Goals: Students will be able to describe and draw models for common static electricity concepts. (transfer of charge, induction, attraction, repulsion, and grounding)
Subject Physics
Level High School, Middle School
Type Demonstration, Homework, Lab, Multiple-Choice Concept Questions, Remote Learning
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Circuits, Electricity, charge, electron, inquiry, molecule, phet activity, remote
Simulation(s) Balloons and Static Electricity (HTML5), Balloons and Static Electricity, John Travoltage (HTML5), John Travoltage

Author(s) Trish Loeblein
School / Organization PhET CU Boulder
Date submitted 11/3/05
Date updated 4/6/20