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Activities to explore Static Electricity

Practical activities to introduce electrostatics and to make links with current electricity. Some could be used by younger children as an introduction, older pupils can develop concepts.

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Light fantastic - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about static electricity. All you need is a party balloon and an energy saving light bulb.

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IPPEX Interactive Electricity and Magnetism

Animated tutorial on basic electricity and magnetism including static charge, moving charge, voltage, resistance, and current. Requires flash.

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Quiche lightning - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about static electricity. All you need is a piece of polystyrene, drawing pin, clean foil quiche tin, pencil with a rubber end and woollen glove.

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Electric dill - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about static electricity. All you need is a saucer, vegetable oil, dried dill and a balloon.

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The Penning Trap

In a Penning trap charged particles (ions) can be stored with a superposition of a magnetic field and a static electric field.

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How Van de Graaff Generators Work

A good description of static electricity and how Van de Graaff Generators work. Including how to make your own. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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MAGNETS: How Do They Work?

How do static magnets work? This video explains all.

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The applet collection.

Java applet links demonstrating Kinematics, dynamics, rotational motion, static's, oscillation, thermal physics, wave motion, electrodynamics, optics, quantum physics, nuclear physics.

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William Gilbert

William Gilbert (1544-1603) work in 1600 was the standard work throughout Europe on electrical and magnetic phenomena. He made the first clear distinction between magnetic and the amber effect ...

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