Lesson Plan, Other


This lesson is the first of a four-part series on static electricity. These lessons are meant to help students understand that static electricity is a phenomenon that involves positive and negative charges.


  • Science > General
  • Science > Physical Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


atomic structure atoms electrical charges static electricity



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Update Standards?

SCI.8.5.A: Science

describe the structure of atoms, including the masses, electrical charges, and locations, of protons and neutrons in the nucleus and electrons in the electron cloud;
Curriki Rating
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2.7, as of 2019-05-31.

Component Ratings:

Standards Alignment: 3
Support Steaching: 2
Deeper Learning: 3

Reviewer Comments:

Support Steaching: The link to Structure of Matter is not working.
Deeper Learning: There are several extension activities on static electricity provided.

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