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Static Electricity

If you’ve ever had a bad hair day from too much static, you’ll soon know why! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you all about static electricity! Tim will show you what electricity is, and what differentiates static electricity from current electricity, the kind we use for power. You’ll learn about electrons and why electric shocks sometimes happen when you touch a doorknob, or quickly take off a sweater. Find out about electrical charges, where they come from, and what they can attract or repel. Discover the parts of an atom and how some parts move around, as well as what makes a good conductor or insulator for electrons or electricity. It’s all pretty shocking!

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