Electricity Archive

7 Ways to Play with Static Electricity

Today we’re suggesting a few very simple ideas for discovering static electricity through some fun games. To charge a balloon with static electricity, you can rub it vigorously against a wool garment. By doing so, some of the garment’s electrons jump to the balloon and stick to its surface, thus the balloon becomes negatively charged. When the balloon is ” charged”… 1. Watch how your hands acquire ‘magical’ powers. Stretch …