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Bending water (task)

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Worksheet:
A stream of water is “bent” from its vertical path toward an electrically charged object. What’s the reason for this?

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2017-09-27
A plastic ruler rubbed on wool fabric deflects the stream of water coming from the tap. The photo on the worksheet shows this clearly. The students should conduct this experiment and then explain what forces are at work and how the deflection comes about.
Incremental hints for answering this task are available under “Bending water (hints for printing)” or “Bending water (interactive hints)” on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung. The worksheet includes QR codes for downloading the interactive hints and viewing the solution.
Explanations of the experiment for the teacher are found in “Bending water (teacher information).”
Worksheet (printable)
Chemistry; Physics
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9
Middle/high school
Electricity; Force; Particle; Water
Siemens Stiftung Media Portal
Dr. Lutz Stäudel and MediaHouse GmbH
© Siemens Stiftung 2017
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