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Thursday, February 20 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Let The Sparks Fly!

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In this session I will show demos of static electricity. They are designed to be inexpensive, easy to perform and, hopefully, entertaining. Most importantly, the demos are designed to illustrate static electric phenomena and help students develop a working model that successfully explains the observations of the demos. The session will include a number of suggestions for static electricity labs as well and participants will have a chance to try the experiments.

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Barry Edgar

Edmonton Public Schools
Barry taught for Edmonton Public Schools for 40 years before retiring at the end of the 2013 school year (14 years in junior high math and science, and 26 years in high school general science and physics). He believes that students get most out of a classroom that is activity based... Read More →

Thursday February 20, 2020 1:15pm - 2:30pm MST
Telus 106 Calgary Telus Convention Centre
  Science, Secondary