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This item is part of a set of nine educator's guides for high school physics teachers exploring Benjamin Franklin's historic experiments. This page focuses on the topic of electrostatic induction. It integrates historic text and drawings with the author's annotations and ideas for applying Franklin's theory in labs designed for the modern high school science classroom. It includes a 1750 letter by Franklin describing an accident resulting in his own near-electrocution.

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

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    Informal Education,history of physics,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070303020554151T,electrostatics,General Physics,Electrostatics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Physics,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Electricity & Magnetism,electrostatic induction,History/Policy/Law,History,induction,Franklin writings,NSDL

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