When two objects are rubbed together, electrons are transferred from one object to the other. One object becomes positive and the other negative. A non-contact force exists between charged objects.
What are all substances made from?
What happens to an atom if it gains an electron?
It becomes positive
It becomes negative
It stays neutral
What charge are electrons?
Which is an example of the build-up of static electricity?
What will happen to two objects with the same static charge?
They will attract
They will repel
What will happen to two objects with the opposite static charge?
What happens to an atom if it loses an electron?
Which part of atoms cause static electricity?
What machine is used by teachers to show static electricity?
Van de Graaff generator
Static electricity produces what type of force?