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Observation

The results showed that  the car seat made of fabric or covered with cotton shirts  produced the least amount of static electricity. The leather car seat produced more static compared to the fabric seats.

Car seat material

Number of paper pieces collected

Cotton

Polyester

Nylon

Silk

Cloth

3

19

21

33

Leather

33

27

29

43

The chart below summarizes our findings.

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Complexity level:
6
Project cost ($):
20
Time required:
1 hour to prepare, 1 hour for science fair project
Material availability:
A car with leather seats and another with fabric seats, are required
Safety concerns:

Ensure that this experiment is conducted ina  well ventilated, safe place, with no flammable substances /gases present.