Static electricity/Fly stick

Problem edit

Need to do a variety static electric field demonstrations. The fly sticks can be built. Then a variety of demonstrations are possible. In addition, the sharp point of a high voltage probe can do a completely different set of demos. Both need to be developed.

Conceive edit

Design edit

Follow this instructable or this video video for the design of the fly stick.

Implement edit

Assembly video

Operate edit

Example video of static electricity demonstration.

Demo edit


Next Steps edit

  • build soda can version of fly sticks
  • build van de graph fly stick
  • shoot video of fly stick demos
  • develop point source demos