Questions on Static Electricity
- What happens to certain insulating materials that are rubbed against each other?
- What is rubbed off one material and onto the other?
- What happens to the material that gains the negative charge?
- What happens to the material that loses the negative charge?
- What happens when two electrically charged objects are brought close together?
- What can you say about the force when the two objects carry the same type of charge?
- What can you say about the force when the two objects carry different types of charge?
- Are attraction and repulsion a contact of a non-contact force?
- How does sparking occur?
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