Year 4 Science enrichment – Static Electricity

Recently, Chaffinch class have been looking at electricity, and we used balloons to analyse static electricity. The children rubbed their balloon on their school jumpers or cardigans, some of the electrons (which are negatively charged) from the clothes transferred to the balloon. Therefore, this left an imbalance of electrons, making the balloon more negative. This electron imbalance is called static electricity.

Static electricity experiments 1

Static electricity experiments 2

Static electricity experiments 3

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