Think About This
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.
-When one object is rubbed against another, static electricity can be created. This is because the rubbing creates a negative charge that is carried by electrons.
-If you just simply touch it there aren't any change transfer so there aren't any friction.
2. Key Concept Why do you think the balloon interacted the way it did with your sweater and with the stream of water?
Because the charge is uneven; therefore, it need to make contact to balance it self (equal)