Demonstration: a shuttling ping-pong ball serves as a model of ions moving in an electric field.
Class practical: electrostatic induction is a quick way of using a charged object to give something a charge, of the opposite...
Demonstration: to illustrate the dangers associated with transferring fuel.
Demonstration: charged materials exert forces on each other which might be attractive or repelling. The closer the materials...
Demonstration: these experiments could be used at the same time as elementary experiments with charged rods and polystyrene...
The device is used for detecting electric charge and can also identify its polarity, if compared with a known charge.
Demonstration: Electrostatic forces are an example, like gravitational and magnetic forces, of "action at a distance".
Demonstration: An illustration of a collision with invisible forces.
You need to avoid planning an electrostatics lesson and then finding that the atmosphere and the equipment are so damp that...
Martinus van Marum's machine: Martinus van Marum, a Dutch physician, developed an interest in the physical sciences and was...
Stories from Physics
Otto von Guericke developed a demonstration to make his case that the attractive force of the Earth was not gravitational in...
A selection of experiments that are suitable to use remotely with your students.
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