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# How can you generate static electricity?

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Answer Rub a balloon on your hair. The word "static" in the phrase "static electricity" means that the charge is not moving. When you rub a balloon on your hair (or do similar things) you scrape some electrons off of some molecules created a net positive charge.
Answer Easiest way for me is to rub a inflated balloon on my hair.
Answer Tear paper into small pieces and put them on your desk. Rub the flat side of a pencil in your hair. Place the pencil above and near the pieces of paper. The paper will stick to your pencil. That is static electricity which you put into the pencil when you rubbed it in your hair. Answer Simple ways could be to rub a balloon against a piece of clothing, or a piece of wool on a PVC pipe, or simply wear plastic soled shoes and shuffle across a carpet (can be discharged by touching the bare skin of someone else) .
A Van De Graaf generator is the controlled method of generating Static electricity in a lab. This is basically a belt of material that runs under a sphere of metal which picks up the charge. If you touch the sphere with a ball connected to the pick up at the other end of the belt, the static is discharged (usually with a small spark and shock).
A TV set (CRT type) produces a static charge when switched on. You can feel this by putting you hand very close to the screen (often you will hear a crackle as well) Answer Simple ways could be to rub a balloon against a piece of clothing, or a piece of wool on a PVC pipe, or simply wear plastic soled shoes and shuffle across a carpet (can be discharged by touching the bare skin of someone else) .
A Van De Graaf generator is the controlled method of generating Static electricity in a lab. This is basically a belt of material that runs under a sphere of metal which picks up the charge. If you touch the sphere with a ball connected to the pick up at the other end of the belt, the static is discharged (usually with a small spark and shock).
A TV set (CRT type) produces a static charge when switched on. You can feel this by putting you hand very close to the screen (often you will hear a crackle as well) I dunno, look it up on google......
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# How is static electricity generated?

Static electricity is generated by rubbing two nonmagnetic objects together.

# Would the generation of static electricity consume power?

  Answer   It takes energy to create static electricity, so in that sense, there is power applied to make it. Static electricity is generated by friction. Even the mo

# What Fabrics generate the most static electricity?

Polyester and various other synthetic fabrics produce static electricity when brushing against other fabrics or body hair. If this bothers you, don't wear it. Cotton is best b

# How does static relate to static electricity?

Static means it doesn't move. This is essentially what static electricity is, a charge tht has no current. It is made by the transfer of electrons, as a pose to a cell or batt

# Why does static electricity has the name static?

Static (meaning it does not move) electricity is an electric charge which is stored. One way to generate static electricity is to rub two things together, and one of the mater

# Why can't conductors generate static electricity when rubbed together?

Static electricity causes electrons to move from one material to the other. In an insulator, these electrons can't flow back to equalise the charges, whereas in a conductor th

# Can static electricity be generated in a vacuum?

I have never read of anyone trying to "generate" static electricity in a vacuum. However, there are letters from Nikola Tesla to J J Thompson in the "electrical experimenter"

# Can you generate electricity with static electricity?

You can get large amounts of Voltage from a static charge. That is what causes the spark that jumps from material to material after creating a static "charge". The actual ampe

# How does friction generates static electricity?

because when friction builds up too much energy it is released through spraks and so.

# Does PVC pipe generate static electricity?

A PVC pipe alone does not generate static electricity. Electrons need to be transfered for static electricity to be generated. Rubbing felt on the pipe or spraying it with s

# How does a generator produce static electricity?

Static generators, such as the Wimshurst and the Van deGraaff, bothseparate charges by rubbing/scraping one surface against another. Theydiffer in how they store the charge be

# Why does silk generate the most static electricity?

Silk is both excellent at insulating the charge from arcing, and at taking excess electrons, allowing the charge to build up on your object. Thus if you rub an object with out

# Why is it easier to generate static electricity in the winter than in the summer?

Cold air is more condensed than hot air and there is less humidity in the winter. With no humidity you get more friction. Humidity acts like a buffer or a lubricant.

# Why does a helicopter generate static electricity?

Any aircraft moving through the air generates static electricity.
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# How many volts of electricity can be generated when you shock somebody with static electricity?

The minimum is somewhere around 10000 volts, the max is many million.
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# Is static electricity really static?

Yes, it stays put, doing nothing until released by an outside force.

# Why cant conductors generate static electricity when rubbed together?

Because of its conductivity.