Static Electricity Post

  1. Electrons move. Before this, I didn’t really put any thought in which ones moved so finding this out was interesting. It also proved a well known man, Benjamin Franklin, wrong.
  2. How to measure the amount of charge. This is a key bit of info to everyone looking to go into a scientific career choice. I think it’s pretty interesting how there is an equation to find this out, and it is very important.
  3. Knowing what is a conductor and what is an insulator. This is important because what if someone tried to use glass to conduct electricity? It is important for electricians because that is pretty much their entire job.
  • The most helpful lab for me is the Static Discovery Lab. It introduced how different materials react to each other, in a fun way. It also got us more connected with the people around us.

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