Static electricity

This lesson explores static electricity, how objects can become electrically charged and how the charge can produce a force between charged objects.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Match the circuit symbol with the correct label
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Q2.Select the correct statements about series and parallel circuits below (tick 4 boxes)

Select four (4) boxes

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Q3.What is Lewis Howard Latimer most famous for inventing?

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Q4.Why was Latimer's carbon filament bulb better than Edison's paper filament bulb?

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Q5.Select the advantages of LED bulbs over filament bulbs (tick 2 boxes)

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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 2

Question 3

Question 3

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 5

Question 6

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Question 6

Q1.Match the circuit symbol with the correct label
A
B
C
D
E
F
G

1/5

Q2.Select the correct statements about series and parallel circuits below (tick 4 boxes)

Select four (4) boxes

2/5

Q3.What is Lewis Howard Latimer most famous for inventing?

3/5

Q4.Why was Latimer's carbon filament bulb better than Edison's paper filament bulb?

4/5

Q5.Select the advantages of LED bulbs over filament bulbs (tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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Static Electricity

This quiz will test your knowledge of today's lesson and previous learning throughout the Electricity section of the Electricity & Magnetism unit.

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Q1.What is a good conductor?

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Q2.What is a good insulator?

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Q3.Static is the build up of what?

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Q4.Charged objects exert what type of force?

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Q5.Unlike charges will...

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Q6.Like charges will...

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Q7.What does neutral charge mean?

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Q8.How does a material become positively charged?

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Q9.Revision: What is charge measured in?

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Q10.Revision: What piece of equipment is used to measure potential difference?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Static Electricity

This quiz will test your knowledge of today's lesson and previous learning throughout the Electricity section of the Electricity & Magnetism unit.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Q1.What is a good conductor?

1/10

Q2.What is a good insulator?

2/10

Q3.Static is the build up of what?

3/10

Q4.Charged objects exert what type of force?

4/10

Q5.Unlike charges will...

5/10

Q6.Like charges will...

6/10

Q7.What does neutral charge mean?

7/10

Q8.How does a material become positively charged?

8/10

Q9.Revision: What is charge measured in?

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Q10.Revision: What piece of equipment is used to measure potential difference?

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Lesson summary: Static electricity

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