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What are the disadvantages of static electricity?
Attract dust, shocks from door handles
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Why is static electricity dangerous?
It can cause reactions with flammable substances
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What is meant by earthing a charge?
Preventing static electricity building up to make a spark by connecting the charge to the ground so it will travel to the earth (soil) to prevent a charge
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What is static electricity good for?
Paint sprayers, dust precipitators and defibrillators
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What are atoms and molecules known as when charged?
ions
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What is static electricity good for?

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