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Static Electricity 101

Ever walked across the room to pet your dog and got a shock instead, taken off your hat on a dry winter day and had a "hair raising" experience or made a balloon stick to a wall by rubbing it on your clothes? It's not magic - it’s static electricity! Back to Article

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Shugopoke
Shugopoke wrote:
2013-11-29 11:28:12 -0800

Deeee my bro did these science experiments in 7th grade. Now, he's in 9th grade (High school)

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scn71402_1900221
scn71402_1900221 wrote:
2013-11-29 11:17:36 -0800

I know this stuff, it's physics, 7-8 grade ^^

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Prophey
Prophey wrote:
2013-01-06 18:00:20 -0800

I AM LITTERALLY FILED WITH STATIC ELECTRICITY

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TiannaG0dsAng3l
TiannaG0dsAng3l wrote:
2012-01-07 17:25:14 -0800

its funny to me ! when ppls hair stat up

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JumpingCats
JumpingCats wrote:
2011-11-25 19:25:36 -0800

I hate it when my hair stands up, lol....

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chair25
chair25 wrote:
2010-03-30 06:34:59 -0700

i studied that last simester

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Static_poll

What's your fave static electricity experiment?

  • Making your hhair stand up on end
  • Rubbing your feet on a carpet to get a shock
  • Making a balloon stick to the wall

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