All physical objects are made up of atoms, which have electrons, protons, and neutrons.
Electrons are negatively charged, protons are positively charged, and neutrons are neutral.
Opposite charges attract while like charges repel.
An uncharged object has a balanced negative and positive charges, making the object to be neutral.
If you rub an air filled balloon on your hair it is possible to stick on the wall and have it statically remain there. Explain how this is possible and be sure to answer the following questions in your explanation: (A) is the balloon a conductor or an insulator? (B) is the wall a conductor or an insulator?
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