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How does an electroscope work?

posted Feb 16, 2018, 1:43 PM by Barbara Fortunato   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 9:32 AM ]
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Today, we will try to describe what is happening when we operate an electroscope. After making observations, each lab group will try to construct a model of electrostatics to describe the operation.

HandoutsElectrostatics LabElectrostatics Vocabulary List 
Homework:  Finish writing your model of matter to the best of your ability. Then, in order to shorten our lecture time next class, please watch the following two videos:

Electrostatics basics (mkienzynski)

Charging Methods (K. Davies)