Science - 5th Grade
Students will understand features of static and current electricity.
Describe the behavior of static electricity as observed in nature and everyday occurrences.
A Hair Raising Experience
Balloons are used to help students explore static electricity.
Meet the Book and DVD
These activities will help students learn how to read and comprehend science text.
Students work in cooperative groups and learn about static electricity through two experiments.
In this lesson, students will watch a demonstration on attraction and repulsion. Then they will demonstrate, on their own, the build up and release of static electricity.
Stuck On You
After completing a K-W-L-H Chart on electricity, students will discuss and illustrate the four ways lightening can move.
TRB 5:4 - Activity 1: Static Cling
Students will learn about static electricity by completing a variety of hands-on activities.
TRB 5:4 - Activity 2: Will it Hold a Charge?
Students will conduct experiments to investigate what types of objects can be statically charged.
The Electrophorus and Static Discharge
Students will record their observations after creating an electrophorus.
Six classroom learning stations will give students many opportunities to experiment with static electricity.
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