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Producing Static Charge

PIRA DCS: 5A-10.10

Description

Producing Static Electric Charge and demonstrate positive and negative charge.

Equipment

Directions

Rub fur or a wool cloth on the PVC rod to produce negative charge on the rod
Rub cellophane (platic wrap) on the acrylic rod to produce positive charge on the rod.
Rub silk on the glass rod to produce a positive charge on the rod.

Availability:
Available

References

R.M. Sutton, Demonstration Experiments in Physics, E-1, p248.
Freier & Anderson, Demonstration Handbook for Physics, Ea-1, page E-3.
Static Charge