P2 4.1: Electrical Charges.

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What happens when two electrically insulating materials are rubbed together?
Electrons are rubbed off one material and deposited on the other.
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What way are the electrons transferred?
It depends on the material.
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What charge do electrons have?
A negative charge.
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What becomes negativly charged?
The material that gained electrons.
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What becomes positivly charged?
The material that loses electrons.
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What is this process called?
Charging by friction.
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What objects attract each other?
Ones that have opposite electric charges.
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What objects repel each other?
Ones that have the same electric charge.
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What happens as you increase the distance between objects?
The weaker the force between them is.
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