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Electricity Basics

The basics of charge and electricity

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Write or create a description of how a Van Der Graaff generator works.  IMPORTANT - think about how charges move, many common representations are incorrect!  DO NOT JUST RELY ON AN EXISTING EXPLANATION

Your explanation could be written, a video or a presentation - just remember to post it to your blog and paste a link to it in the comments section so that we can peer rate it.


Now let's look at the unit of charge - the Coulomb



Take this quiz to test your basic understanding of charged particles.


And that is this task done!  But that value for electron charge leads us nicely onto task 3...