Case study: Benjamin Franklin and sparks

In this study we will be learning about lightning and Benjamin Franklin's contribution to electricity. We will also be learning about sparks.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these materials is an insulator?

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Q2.When charging insulators, which particle in the atom is transferred?

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Q3.Two negatively charged objects are brought close together. What happens?

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Q4.An insulator becomes positively charged. Which condition below is true?

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Q5.What must have happened if an insulator has been made positively charged due to friction?

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Q6.What must have happened if an insulator has been made negatively charged due to friction?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which of these materials is an insulator?

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Q2.When charging insulators, which particle in the atom is transferred?

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Q3.Two negatively charged objects are brought close together. What happens?

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Q4.An insulator becomes positively charged. Which condition below is true?

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Q5.What must have happened if an insulator has been made positively charged due to friction?

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Q6.What must have happened if an insulator has been made negatively charged due to friction?

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Case Study - Benjamin Franklin and Sparks

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

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Q1.Revision: Which particle is transferred when insulators are charged by friction?

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Q2.What did Benjamin Franklin hypothesise in his famous 'kite experiment'?

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Q3.What invention happened after his kite experiment?

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Q4.What is a spark?

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Q5.By what process is charge built up in a cloud?

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Quiz:

Case Study - Benjamin Franklin and Sparks

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Revision: Which particle is transferred when insulators are charged by friction?

1/5

Q2.What did Benjamin Franklin hypothesise in his famous 'kite experiment'?

2/5

Q3.What invention happened after his kite experiment?

3/5

Q4.What is a spark?

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Q5.By what process is charge built up in a cloud?

5/5

Lesson summary: Case study: Benjamin Franklin and sparks

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