FREE SCIENCE LESSON – “Static Electricity Lab Activity”

by Science in the City

6th – 9th Grade

This middle school static lab is a lot of fun, and memorable for students. It includes an explanation, with diagrams, of static electricity, and then five stations of activities for students to explore static electricity. It also has summary questions for them to answer to process and assess their knowledge.

Materials needed:

Pop cans

Inflated balloons

Packing peanuts in a plastic bag

Small pieces of wool cloth

Puffed wheat cereal

Black plastic strips (you could also use a comb, small ruler, or another plastic strip)

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