Electrostatics. Electrostatics. The branch of science dealing with static charges and their electric fields The Greek word for amber, ήλεκτρον electron, was the source of the word 'electricity'. Static Electricity. A little history.
Every atom has a ______ charged nucleus surrounded by ____ charged electrons.
Objects that tend to attract electrons and become negative:
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