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written by Robert Morse
published by the Wright Center for Science Education Tufts University
This lab manual describes Franklin's thoughts on the electrical nature of lightening and the use of lightening rods. It includes descriptions of historical experiments and studies and electrostatic experiments with simple and inexpensive generators and Leyden jars.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electrostatics
General Physics
- History
- Middle School
- High School
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© 2004 Wright Center for Science Eduction
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Electric Charge, Electric field, Electricity Lab, Franklin writings, electrostatics, history of physics, lightning
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Metadata instance created March 2, 2006 by Amin Parnian
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January 9, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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February 1, 2006
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R. Morse, , 2004, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3433&DocID=2404).
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R. Morse, Ben Franklin as my Lab Partner: Describing the Lightning Rod Experiment , 2004, <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3433&DocID=2404>.
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Morse, R. (2004). Ben Franklin as my Lab Partner: Describing the Lightning Rod Experiment . Medford: Wright Center for Science Education Tufts University. Retrieved September 17, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3433&DocID=2404
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Morse, Robert. "Ben Franklin as my Lab Partner: Describing the Lightning Rod Experiment ." Medford: Wright Center for Science Education Tufts University, 2006. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3433&DocID=2404 (accessed 17 September 2014).
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Morse, Robert. Ben Franklin as my Lab Partner: Describing the Lightning Rod Experiment . Medford: Wright Center for Science Education Tufts University, 2004. 17 Sep. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3433&DocID=2404>.
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