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How can students avoid getting shocked on plastic slides? What can we build?
Question Date: 2013-02-28
Answer 1:

Students get shocked because static electricity build up. Something that would allow the charge to flow would prevent this. You could do a couple things. First, you could make yourself more conductive. This could be done by embedding conductive fibres in your clothing. This could be done with silver or carbon fibre. Second, you could make the slide more conductive. For example, you could build a metal slide.

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