# static electricity

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what is inside the nucleus of an atom?
Protons- which are positivly charged and neutrons which are neutral
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how much mass does a proton, electron and neutron have?
proton = 1 electron = 0 (1/2000) neutron= -1
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what happens when two insulating materials rub together?
electrons get scraped off and are dumped on one another
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If there are two things of the same charge so they attract?
no they repel. opposite charges attract.
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The force of two charges that attract what?
get weaker
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why does my jumper crackle when i take it off?
becuase electrons are getting scraped off and this leaves static charges on both you and the jumper.
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How come I get zapped by my car door everytime i get out?
Because the static charge has built up between you and your car seat. Then when you touch the metal door the charge flows giving you a buzz.
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in a storm cloud what parts of the clouds are charged and what is the charge?
the top part of the cloud is charged positivly and the bottom half is charged negativly.
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how much mass does a proton, electron and neutron have?

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proton = 1 electron = 0 (1/2000) neutron= -1

### Card 3

#### Front

what happens when two insulating materials rub together?

### Card 4

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If there are two things of the same charge so they attract?

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The force of two charges that attract what?