How Electricity is Made

Electric generators that are used within nuclear power plants are powered much like the way you power a bicycle with your legs, but on a much larger scale. The difference is that, instead of someone pedaling furiously with their legs, heavy steam drives the big generators. A nuclear reaction creates the steam by burning the […]

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What is Static Electricity?

Static electricity frequently happens when items rub against one another. If you were to rub a balloon against your clothes 20 or 30 times, you’ll find the balloon adheres to you. This occurs because rubbing the balloon gives it an electric charge. That charge makes it adhere to your clothing like a magnet, because your clothing gets an electrical charge

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