Electric Sausage

In this video, produced by the National STEM Learning Centre and Network and the Institute of Physics, Michael de Podesta has a unique twist to demonstrate static electricity and charge. Small pieces of paper are attracted to a statically-charged balloon. Amazingly, so is a sausage. This short video illustrates an engaging demonstration that can readily be used with students.

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Subject(s)Physics, Science, Practical work, Demonstrations
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Age11-14, 14-16
Published2010 to date
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URLhttps://www.stem.org.uk/rxuee
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asober

Really cool! A sausage. Would never have thought about it!
Thanks for this demo.

13loki

This is so going in the statics kit - not just for my students, but for my 5 year old geekling who loves anything static