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Rubber and Glass Rods with Tinsel a...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:02:02 | 40285 views

A plexiglass rod rubbed with fur picks up a positive electric charge, while a rubber rod rubbed with fur picks up a negative electric charge. When either rod is brought in contact with hanging tinsel, the tinsel becomes charged and flare...