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This lab manual uses a letter by Franklin to motivate experiments studying static electricity. The experiments explore the transfer of electric charge during the charging and discharging of Leyden jars. The material includes detailed descriptions of how to set up classroom experiments using inexpensive materials. The manual also includes historical references and pictures.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Conductors and Insulators,Informal Education,history of physics,Higher Education,History/Policy/Law,NSDL,Electrostatics,Physics,conservation of charge,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Charge,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Electricity & Magnetism,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003070238523T,Leyden jar,General Physics,Franklin writings,History

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    English

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