Travoltage Lab

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Title Travoltage Lab
Description Students will be able to observe friction causing static charge. Students will be able to define lightning as the discharge of electrons from a charged object to a neutral one. Students will note that an electric field is needed to create lightning or discharge. Students will be able to observe the direct relationship between distance and charge in order to keep a same electric field.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Guided Activity, Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Teacher check ins, inquiry based, part of series
Simulation(s) John Travoltage (HTML5)

Author(s) Briana Clarke
School / Organization Knowles Teachers Fellow; Stanford GSE
Date submitted 10/27/19
Date updated 10/27/19