Sunday, January 9, 2022
January 9 is National Static Electricity Day. When two objects have different positive and negative charges – zap! – static electricity. The Bear Super Science elective encourages Cub Scouts to experiment with static electricity.
If your budding scientist is interested in static electricity, check these books out:
Check out this really cool static electricity experiment from STEM Scouts. This would make a great demo for your Scouts:
Or if you want to do a static electricity demo with your Scouts and don’t have time to put it together yourself, here is another option:
What are your ideas for Scouts and static electricity? Add them to the comments below.