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Publisher: American Institute of Physics
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This article from the American Institute of Physics reports on research at Rutgers regarding the separation of two sets of differently charged sand grains. The two kinds of sand are…
  
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J. Toon
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This press release reports the efforts of the National Electric Energy Testing Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC). NEETRAC researchers generate artificial lightning to…
  
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Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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This video from MIT demonstrates the effect of a Faraday cage in an electric field. A Benjamin Franklin figure is first shown exposed to the electric field before he is covered with…
  
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Exploratorium
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This web page contains a set of more than 40 simple experiments, or "snacks", on the topic of light. Exploratorium Science Snacks are miniature versions of popular exhibits at the…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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This NASA site describes the atmosphere of dust on the moon produced by electrostatic forces. The site provides an explanation of the physics of this effect, along with diagrams that…
  
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Publisher: University of Bonn
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This site, from the University of Bonn, contains a video demonstrating how a Faraday cage protects a person inside from a potential of 100,000 V. In the end of the clip, the cage is…
  
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Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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This website, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, provides a 1933 time-lapse photograph of a high-voltage electric discharge emitted by a Van de Graff generator. The…
  
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Publisher: University of Virginia
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This site from the University of Virginia physics department provides an activity on electrostatic forces, performed with household materials. The activities show clearly that…
  
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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This activity from the Exploratorium provides instructions to build an electroscope, a device that detects electrical charge. Common, inexpensive materials including film canisters…
  
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Physics Education Technology Project
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This webpage contains an activity that allows users to guide a charged object, or "puck", through a maze using the electric field created by point charges placed by the user. Options…
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