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YS Kids Workshop on Electrostatics, from Young-Scientist

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Sun, 6 Oct 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Rs 550
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Developed by Young-Scientist
Please note that this is a kid-only workshop


Eligibility

Class IV to VIII


We are offering a special workshop on the science of electrostatics!

This will explore the basic concepts of electricity: charges and charging of objects.

The highlight will be the Van de Graaff generator!

Witness the hair-raising power of static electricity.


DIY Project
Build your own leaf electroscope. This device will detect static electricity.

Carry Item
One glass or plastic container with a lid. Capacity should at least be 250 mi.

 

Workshop Objective

  • Provide an introduction to electrostatics
  • Define electric charges, voltage, etc
  • Demonstrate the functioning of Van de Graaff generator

 

Key Topics

  • Electrostatics & static electricity
  • Charges & Voltage
  • Van de Graaff generator
  • Different ways to charge an object
  • Leaf Electroscope
  • Coulomb's Law
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Young-Scientist (YS) was founded in 2015 with the aim to make science simple and fun for children. It provides science enrichment programs that emphasize visual learning and employs hands-on activities. 

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The YS team comprises of members from a varied background. The founder studied Chemistry in graduate school and built a career in the IT industry spanning two decades. We have physics majors, chemistry enthusiasts, engineers, science lovers, retired professors, researchers and others in the team - united by our aim to make science accessible to all.

What else do you do besides science workshops?

We organize science camps and run science clubs in schools and apartments. We are passionate about education research and are constantly developing teaching tools, experiment kits, science curriculum, infographics, etc. We also design YS Exploration Studio - a comprehensive science lab for schools.

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IIT Madras Research Park No.32, Kanagam Rd, Kanagam Periyar Nagar, Taramani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600113.
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