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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Van De Graaff

PIRA 5A50.30

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

The Van de Graaff builds up a high static charge so that electric fields and charge transfer effects can easily be observed. 

Recipe and
Location:

VDG

Video:

Streaming Video:

MPG Video:

VDG and Ball
VDG and Point

Real Video:

VDG and Ball
VDG and Point

Notes:

All the electrostatic demos work better in dry weather (winter).

Dim the lights to see the spark well.

 

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