Atomic/Electric

Magical Attracting Tape

Magical Attracting Tape In this experiment we will magically force electrons from Scotch Tape to pass to and from a table (note - we'd use Dad in this experiment but you know how stingy Dad is with things like, Ohhh, his tools for instance.  So if you think Dad's stingy with tools try asking him if you can transfer some of his ).  Of course, you won't be able to actually see the electrons transfer but you will definitely see the affects of the hopping electrons.  The device we will create can further be used to test the charge of any object you want. Fill the 2 film cans about 3/4 full of clay. Place 2 straws, side by side, in each of the film…
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Atomic/Electric

Charge Up a Light Bulb – electrical charges experiment

Charge Up a Light Bulb Ever had this happen in your house - something gets broken and Dad goes over and takes a look at it.  He studies it for a while and then suddenly - a little light bulb goes on above his head?  Everybody in the house sighs and knows it's in everyone's best interest to get out of there - quick. In this experiment, we'll make a fluorescent light bulb 'go on' - literally.  And no evacuation will be called Take the comb and light bulb into a dark closet. Take the comb and rub it thoroughly through your hair.  If you don't have any hair, a wool shirt or sweater will work fine. Now hold the comb to the metal end…
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