5B10.31 - Volta's Hailstorm

Volta's hailstorm

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PIRA Classification: 5B10.31

Description: A hollow Plexiglas cylinder contain vermiculite (very light mineral). The ends of the cylinder are capped with aluminum plates. When the apparatus is placed in the field of a van de Graaf generator or connected to a Wimshurst generator, the particle begin to bounce around.

Special Instructions: None

Condition: Good

Setup time: 2 minutes

Safety Issues: Make sure to discharge the Wimshurst or van de Graaf before shutting off.