Lesson: Static Electricity
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the forces experienced by electrically charged particles and objects.
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Worksheet: 12 Questions • 2 Videos
A polythene rod is rubbed with a cloth duster, giving it a net negative charge. A second polythene rod is rubbed with a duster and the two rods are brought close together. What will happen?
The buildup of what type of particle gives an object an electric charge?
Two positively charged particles exert a repulsive force on each other that increases as they are brought nearer to each other. What is the name given to this force?