PURPOSE: To demonstrate the difference between materials that conduct electricity and those that do not.
DESCRIPTION: Two electroscopes are charged with equal and opposite charges. The electroscopes are then connected by clean rods of different materials, some of which will conduct and some of which will not.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 5A30.10)
EQUIPMENT: Two electroscopes, positive and negative charging materials, aluminum wire, wooden stick.
SETUP TIME: None.
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