Static electricity/Fly stick

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Problem[edit]

Need to do a variety static electric field demonstrations. The fly sticks can be built. Then a variety of demonstrations are possible. In addition, the sharp point of a high voltage probe can do a completely different set of demos. Both need to be developed.

Conceive[edit]

Design[edit]

Follow this instructable or this video video for the design of the fly stick.

Implement[edit]

Assembly video

Operate[edit]

Example video of static electricity demonstration.

Demo[edit]

present

Next Steps[edit]

  • build soda can version of fly sticks
  • build van de graph fly stick
  • shoot video of fly stick demos
  • develop point source demos