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written by William Beaty
Common misconceptions about the topic of electrostatics are fully explored in this resource for teachers and learners.  The author debunks more than a dozen myths, such as "static electricity is electricity at rest",  as he offers comprehensive explanations of the phenomenon.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electrostatics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
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Keywords:
electrostatics, high voltage, misconception, static electricity
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Metadata instance created October 31, 2006 by Caroline Hall
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December 25, 2010 by Taha Mzoughi
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May 16, 2005
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W. Beaty, (2005), WWW Document, (http://amasci.com/emotor/stmiscon.html).
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W. Beaty, "Static Electricity" Misconceptions, (2005), <http://amasci.com/emotor/stmiscon.html>.
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Beaty, W. (2005, May 16). "Static Electricity" Misconceptions. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://amasci.com/emotor/stmiscon.html
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Beaty, William. "Static Electricity" Misconceptions. May 16, 2005. http://amasci.com/emotor/stmiscon.html (accessed 25 October 2014).
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Beaty, William. "Static Electricity" Misconceptions. 2005. 16 May 2005. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://amasci.com/emotor/stmiscon.html>.
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