Electrostatic Effects

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A rubbed polythene rod...
attracts the perspex rod
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A rubbed perspex rod...
repels the polythene rod
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Perspex gains a...
positive charge
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Polythene gains a...
negative charge
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Opposite charges...
attract
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Like charges...
repel
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Polythene before rubbing has an equal number of...
positive and negative electrons
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Friction rubs e- onto polythene making it...
negative
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Perspex before rubbing is overall...
neutral
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Friction rubs off the perspex so the cloth gains e-, making the perspex...
positive
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Charged objects will...
weakly attract neutral objects
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Only insulators can be chrged easily as...
their e- are fixed in their structure and cannot flow
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In a metal, free e- can move around and this can...
neutralise a charge that is put onto the metal
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Card 2

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repels the polythene rod

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A rubbed perspex rod...

Card 3

Front

positive charge

Back

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Card 4

Front

negative charge

Back

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Card 5

Front

attract

Back

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