Balloons and Static Electricity for Middle School A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines.


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Title Balloons and Static Electricity for Middle School
Description This was written by the PhET team as a guided-inquiry activity. Learning Objectives: •Students will be able to determine the variables that affect how positive and negative objects interact. •Students will be able to predict how positive and negative objects will interact.
Subject Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics
Level Middle School
Type Demonstration, Lab
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords charge, electricity, force, inquiry, phet, static
Simulation(s) Balloons and Static Electricity (HTML5), Balloons and Static Electricity


Author(s) PhET Middle School Team
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET University of Colorado Boulder
Date submitted 8/2/11
Date updated 5/26/15