NATIONAL DAY CALENDAR CLASSROOM – WEEK 20
During Week 20 in the National Day Calendar Classroom, we take a look at how static electricity affects our lives. National Static Electricity Day dedicates an entire day in January because it’s excellent time to study and produce static electricity.
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Lesson 1 – National Static Electricity Day
You will need the following items to complete every experiment in the video to the right. Give these simple static electricity experiments a try.
2 styrofoam plates
PVC pipe or conduit
toothpick or matchstick
beaker or glass container with a lid
length of wire
Which item in each experiment is the conductor and which is the insulator?