University of Virginia Physical Science SOL Activities: Introduction to Static Electricity Feature Summary

Type:
Physics at Home
Title:
Introduction to Static Electricity
Description:
Security note:
Once you have clicked on the "simulation" link below, be sure to read the Java Security Advisory before running the simulation: To do that, click the "Read now" button on the yellow band near the top of the PhET page.To understand why moondust clings, visit the PhET simulation  Balloons and Static Electricity.  

For a related hands-on activity, with readily available materials, see Introduction to Static Electricity.
Featured:
May 1, 2008 - May 16, 2008