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Same charges .....?....... each other
Repel
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Like charges ......?........ each other
Attract
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If one item is charged and ther other is not, they ................ each other
Attract
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What are the dangers of static electricity?
- If there are inflammable/vapours/oxygen in high concentation, as a spark could ignite the gases and cause an explosion - You touch something with a large electric charge on it, will cause an electric shock (can cause burns or stop your heart)
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What safety precautions can you take to reduce the dangers of static electricity?
- Use of an earth wire - insulating mats or shoe soles to prevent the electicity flowing to the earth -
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What are the uses of electrostatics?
- Photocopiers and laser printers - Defibrillators - Electrostatic dust preipitators - Paint spraying - Insecticide sprays
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Like charges ......?........ each other

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Attract

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If one item is charged and ther other is not, they ................ each other

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What are the dangers of static electricity?

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What safety precautions can you take to reduce the dangers of static electricity?

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