Electric charge lab
1. Infer Why did you rub the balloon on your sweater? Predict what might have happened if you simply touched the balloon to your sweater instead of rubbing it.
Ans: When you rub a balloon against your sweater, the balloon will transfer electrons from the sweater, which leaves the sweater positively charged and the balloon negatively charged. If you simply touched the balloon to your sweater instead of rubbing it, there are not any charged transfer, because there are no friction occur.