It’s a common misconception that electricity is confined to wires and circuits. In fact, electricity is hiding in many different household items... and even in you! With the "Electrostatics" set by MEL Science, you will learn about one way to generate electricity and use it to send foil molds flying. You will also find out how friction and electricity are related!
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You will build:
- Electrostatic touchscreen
- Electrostatic launching machine
- Hair-raising machine
You will learn:
- What a Van de Graaff generator is
- How to generate electricity
- Send foil molds flying
- Make tinsel stand on end
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