STATIC ELECTRICITY

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STATIC ELECTRICITY by Mind Map: STATIC ELECTRICITY

1. LAWS

1.1. LIKE CHARGES REPEL

1.2. OPPOSITE CHARGES ATTRACT

1.3. CHARGED OBJECTS ATTRACT NEUTRAL OBJECTS

2. DANGERS

2.1. LIGHTNING

2.1.1. TAKE SHELTER IN THUNDERSTORMS

2.1.2. DON'T HOLD ON TO METALLIC OBJECTS IN THUNDERSTORMS

2.1.3. DON'T USE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES IN THUNDERSTORMS

2.2. ELECTRICAL HOUSE FIRES

2.2.1. TURN SWITCHES OFF WHEN POSSIBLE

2.2.2. DON'T OVERLOAD THE POWER SOCKET WITH TOO MANY APPLIANCES

3. HOW IT WORKS

3.1. ELECTRONS ARE NEGATIVELY CHARGED

3.2. PROTONS ARE POSTIVELY CHARGED

3.3. POSITIVE CHARGES ATTRACT NEGATIVE CHARGES

3.3.1. THIS EQUALS ELECTRIC CURRENT