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Van de Graaff Generator Accessories Kit

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The Van de Graaff generator in the Web site image is for illustrative purposes; this item is not included in the kit. We recommend using a tabletop generator, item #756209.

Demonstrations that may be performed using this kit include:

  • You Light Up My Life—In addition to creating brilliant sparks, a fluorescent bulb partially illuminates as sparks make contact.
  • Flying Peanuts—Packing peanuts repel one another and fly out of a cup.
  • Up, Up, and Away—Balloons connected by a string acquire the same charge from the dome and repel each other.
  • Pie Pan UFOs—Stacked aluminum pie pans repel each other and fly off one at a time.
  • Hair-Raising Experience—Hairs of faux fur acquire like charges that repel each other, causing them to stick up.

Kit materials may be used indefinitely. Includes instructions.


What’s Included:
  • 10 Aluminum Pie Pans
  • 1 Faux Fur Sheet
  • 1 13-W Fluorescent Bulb
  • 2 Plastic Cups
  • 4 Latex Balloons
  • 1 Wire Lead
  • 1 Metal Lab Scoop
  • 1 Double-Sided Tape, Roll
  • 6 Rubber Bands
  • 12 Foam Packing Peanuts
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 Van de Graaff Generator
  • 1 Heavy Work Gloves, Pair
  • 1 Ruler (plastic or wood)
  • 1 Meterstick (without metal ends)
  • 1 Step Stool (wood, plastic, or rubber)
  •  String
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