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Adjustable Speed Van de Graaff Generator and Accessories
Adjustable Speed Van de Graaff Generator and Accessories

Get familiar with electrostatics using this economical, durable, fixed speed van de graaff. Generates a spark up to 10 cm long!
Fixed Speed Van de Graaff Generator and Accessories
Fixed Speed Van de Graaff Generator and Accessories

Get familiar with electrostatics using this economical, durable, fixed speed van de graaff. Generates a spark up to 10 cm long!
Wimshurst Generator
Wimshurst Generator

Produce large high-voltage electrostatic sparks with this superior quality Wimshurst Machine. Features clear acrylic rotating disks, high-quality foil strips and brushes, insulated cylindrical capacitors, and polished wood platform.
Hollow Cylinder
Hollow Cylinder

Demonstrate electrostatics principles using small, lightweight balls that are suspended both on the outside and inside of a short length of metal tubing.
Gold Leaf Electroscope
Gold Leaf Electroscope

Durable apparatus for demonstrating electrostatics.
Flask Form Electroscope
Flask Form Electroscope

Economical electroscope uses aluminum leaves.
Electroscopes Kit
Electroscopes Kit

Explore electostatics concepts using two flask form electroscopes.
Leyden Jar
Leyden Jar

Learn about how a dielectric functions.
Hollow Sphere
Hollow Sphere

Static charges lie only on an outside surface, and this is the device that shows it.
Electric Plume
Electric Plume

This is a vivid demonstration, using colored ribbons attached to a vacuum cup, showing that like charges repel one another.
Discharge Electrode, Small
Discharge Electrode, Small

This polished, anodized aluminum sphere, when grounded, is used to receive the intense arc discharges from the Van de Graaff generator dome.
Electrostatic Video
Electrostatic Video

This video was created to help teachers use our 25470 Adjustable Speed Van de Graaff Generator in demonstrating the principles of static electricity.
Flying Ball and Silver Snake
Flying Ball and Silver Snake

Use these devices to demonstrate basic principles of electrostatics.
Volta's Hail Storm
Volta's Hail Storm

Van de Graaff accessory provides memorable visual display.
Friction Rods and Pads
Friction Rods and Pads

Various rods and pads for electrostatics experiments.
Electric Whirl
Electric Whirl

When brought near the dome of a generator, the whirl spins rapidly in a direction that is away from the points.