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written by Dean Baird
Learn the "shocking truths and current models" of electrostatic charge and force.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electrostatics
= Coulomb's Law
= Electrostatic Meters
- Semiconductors and Tubes
= Semiconductors
- High School
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- Reference Material
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Ben Franklin, conductors, electrostatic charge, electrostatice force, history of electrostatics, insulators, semiconductors, superconductors
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Metadata instance created November 18, 2006 by Cathy Ezrailson
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: "Static" Electricity
Unit Title: Franklin and Electrostatics

This short tutorial provides a glimpse of the history behind electrostatics, including the contributions of Franklin and Coulomb.

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D. Baird, (2004), WWW Document, (http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-07ELEC/G-Electric_Charge.pdf).
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D. Baird, PhyzGuide: Electrostatic Charge, (2004), <http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-07ELEC/G-Electric_Charge.pdf>.
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Baird, D. (2007, June 30). PhyzGuide: Electrostatic Charge. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-07ELEC/G-Electric_Charge.pdf
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Baird, Dean. PhyzGuide: Electrostatic Charge. June 30, 2007. http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-07ELEC/G-Electric_Charge.pdf (accessed 24 October 2014).
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Baird, Dean. PhyzGuide: Electrostatic Charge. 2004. 30 June 2007. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-07ELEC/G-Electric_Charge.pdf>.
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