P2.3 Currents in Electrical Circuits (Static Electricity)

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How is static electricity formed?
Two insulating materials rubbing against each other - which causes them to become electrically charged
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What are rubbed off during the process of two insulating materials rubbing together?
Negatively charged electrons
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If a material loses electrons, what does it become?
Positively charged
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What do two objects need to be to exert a force onto one another?
Electrically charged
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What is an example of a material that electrical charges can move easily through?
A metal
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What are rubbed off during the process of two insulating materials rubbing together?

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Negatively charged electrons

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If a material loses electrons, what does it become?

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What do two objects need to be to exert a force onto one another?

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What is an example of a material that electrical charges can move easily through?

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