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SKU: EL-ELSCOPE

Electroscope, Pith Ball Type

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Use to demonstrate static electricity. Includes instructions. Read More

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This pith-ball electroscope is used to detect the presence of a static electricity charge. The two lightweight “pith” balls suspended from the strings are attracted to objects with a static electric charge. The pith balls can also be charged by touching them to an object with a static electric charge.

The pith-ball electroscope is useful for detecting electric charges and for determining the polarity of an unknown charge. Instructions with experiments are included.

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