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Static Electricity

QuestionAnswer
PERIODIC TABLE used to classify objects
ELECTRONS carry a negative charge
STATIC ELECTRICITY buildup of charges on an object
ATOM smallest particle of matter
MATTER anything that takes up space and has mass
PROTONS has a positive charge
FRICTION when an object gains or loses electrons due to rubbing
COMPOUND elements combined together
NEUTRON carries a neutral charge
INDUCTION the movement of electrons to other objects without touching
ELECTROSCOPE instrument used to detect an electric charge
STATIC DISCHARGE loss of static electricity as electrons move off an object
WHICH SUBATOMIC PARTICLES IN THE ATOM CANNOT LEAVE THE ATOM? protons and neutrons
THE OBJECT HAS A + CHARGE the object has more protons than electrons
NAME THE 5 PARTS OF AN ELECTROSCOPE metal knob, rubber stopper, metal rod,flask, metal leaves
CONSERVATION OF CHARGE The law that states that charges are not created or destroyed, they are transferred
DO LIKE CHARGES REPEL OR ATTRACT? repel
DO OPPOSITE CHARGES REPEL OR ATTRACT? attract
IS THERE A FORCE OF ATTRACTION BETWEEN PROTONS AND ELECTRONS? yes
A NEGATIVELY CHARGED OBJECT TOUCHES THE TOP OF AN ELECTROSCOPE. WHAT SUBATOMIC PARTICLES GET TRANSFERRED? electrons
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A NEGATIVELY CHARGED BALLOON IS BROUGHT NEAR STYROFOAM? styrofoam pieces will be attracted
CONDUCTION the movement of electrons to other objects by touching
Created by: kmizzi