Exploring Forces - Static Electricity (NanoDays 2011 and 2012)

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Exploring Forces - Static Electricity (NanoDays 2011 and 2012)

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"Exploring Forces - Static Electricity" is a hands-on activity in which visitors discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to be suspended in a tube while larger ones fall to the bottom. They learn that size can affect the way a material behaves.

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Physical science: 

K-4: Properties of objects and materials
5-8: Properties and changes of properties in matter
9-12: Motions and forces
9-12: Structure and properties of matter

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Abilities of technological design
5-8: Abilities of technological design
9-12: Abilities of technological design

Science as inquiry: 

K-4: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
5-8: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
9-12: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry

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