The CENCO Electrostatic System includes materials for over 10 activities on electrostatic based topics.
- Included storage case makes lab set up and take down easy
- Simple to set-up with all components easily accessible.
- A full manual with detailed activities for both the teacher and the student is included along with scientific background on each topic.
Activities are designed to guide students to discover concepts but are styled so the instructor knows what equipment is needed for each activity.
Experiment topics include: electrostatics with rods and cloth, charge distribution on an object, types of charges, comparing magnetic and electrostatic forces, electroscope, insulator versus conductor, charging by induction and conduction, electrophorus, Coulomb's law, charge inside a conductor, Faraday's ice pail.
Included in the Kit:
Wool cloth 26 x 26 cm
Gold leaf electroscope
Glass panes that go on either side of the electroscope
Metal conducting knob to collect charge on top of the electroscope
Metal conducting plate to collect charge on top of the electroscope
Metal conducting bucket (Faraday Pail) to collect charge of top of the electroscope
Pith balls connected by string
Pith ball electroscope stand
Base for electroscope or metal conductive spheres
Metal conducting spheres with insulating post (one with hole in the top)
Electrophorus disk with handle
Square polyethylene tile
Reel of nylon filament Diameter 0.20mm, spool of 25 m
Small electrophorus disk with handle
Required but not included:
Small bits of paper several
Aluminum foil 10cm x 2cm strip
Scotch “magic” tape 1 roll
Water Enough to fill the small metal vials
Assorted conductors and insulators
about 2cm thick and no more than 3cm in diameter (density cubes work well) 8
Analytical balance 1
Static charge sensor