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A simple method is to get someone to wear rubber soled shoes (Wellingtons) Now rub a nylon rod/comb with a piece of silk. Touch this to your models hair. It will 'magnetise' their hair. After several passes , in a darkened room for the best effect, bring your finger up to his nose. Electricity will arc from the nose to your finger. This is completely painless but illustrates the effect of static electricity very well. Answer rub your feet on the carpet or a balloon on your head Answer panty hose and PVC pipe rub together Answer By rubbing a balloon on your head that's what makes your hair stick up un end.
Answer Rub a balloon on your hair. The word "static" in the phrase "static electricity" means that the charge is not moving. When you rub a balloon on your hair (or do similar things) you scrape some electrons off of some molecules created a net positive charge.
Answer Easiest way for me is to rub a inflated balloon on my hair.
Answer Tear paper into small pieces and put them on your desk. Rub the flat side of a pencil in your hair. Place the pencil above and near the pieces of paper. The paper will stick to your pencil. That is static electricity which you put into the pencil when you rubbed it in your hair. Answer Simple ways could be to rub a balloon against a piece of clothing, or a piece of wool on a PVC pipe, or simply wear plastic soled shoes and shuffle across a carpet (can be discharged by touching the bare skin of someone else) .
A Van De Graaf generator is the controlled method of generating Static electricity in a lab. This is basically a belt of material that runs under a sphere of metal which picks up the charge. If you touch the sphere with a ball connected to the pick up at the other end of the belt, the static is discharged (usually with a small spark and shock).
A TV set (CRT type) produces a static charge when switched on. You can feel this by putting you hand very close to the screen (often you will hear a crackle as well) Answer Simple ways could be to rub a balloon against a piece of clothing, or a piece of wool on a PVC pipe, or simply wear plastic soled shoes and shuffle across a carpet (can be discharged by touching the bare skin of someone else) .
A Van De Graaf generator is the controlled method of generating Static electricity in a lab. This is basically a belt of material that runs under a sphere of metal which picks up the charge. If you touch the sphere with a ball connected to the pick up at the other end of the belt, the static is discharged (usually with a small spark and shock).
A TV set (CRT type) produces a static charge when switched on. You can feel this by putting you hand very close to the screen (often you will hear a crackle as well) I dunno, look it up on google......
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