Safe & Simple Electrical Experiments
Table of Contents:

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  1. STATIC ELECTRICITY
    • 1] Charge yourself
    • 2] Charge a balloon
    • 3] Charge a piece of paper
    • 4] Tricks with a comb
    • 5] Drawing sparks from a dry newspaper
    • 6] Fill the stocking
    • 7] Making water wiggle
    • 8] The obedient ping pong ball
    • 9] How to break up a friendship between 2 balloons
    • 10] Bringing 2 balloons back together again
    • 11] Like charges repel
    • 12] Building and using a leaf electroscope
    • 13] Discharging your electroscope by radiation or ionization
    • 14] Building an electrophorous
    • 15] Using the electrophorous
    • 16] Shielding your electroscope
    • 17] The Leyden jar
    • 18] Building a proof plane
    • 19] Experiment with charged grains
    • 20] The swinging grain
    • 21] Making a static electricity pendulum
    • 22] making a paper spider
    • 23] A electrostatic palm tree
    • 24] Making a simple electrostatic charge detector
    • 25] The electrostatic merry-go-round
    • 26] The free wheeling straw
    • 27] The magic finger
    • 28] Electrostatic jumping beans
    • 29] A hair-raising experiment
    • 30] Plaster your wall with cards
    • 31] Picking up slat electrostatically
    • 32] Hindu thread trick
    • 33] Dancing Soap bubble
    • 34] The charged tape
    • 35] Surprise the cat
    • 36] Cleaning your records electrostatically
    • 37] Rub for your light
    • 38] How to charge your friends to 10,000 volts


  2. MAGNETISM
    • 39] How to read your compass
    • 40] What will a magnet attract?
    • 41] Magnetic lines
    • 42] Demonstrating magnetic lines of force with a compass
    • 43] How to show a magnetic field in 3-D
    • 44] Making a magnet
    • 45] Like poles repel and unlike poles attract
    • 46] Magnetism exceeds gravity
    • 47] Which magnet is stronger?
    • 48] Where is the magnet the strongest?
    • 49] Induced and residual magnetism
    • 50] Proving the theory of magnetism
    • 51] Heat destroys magnetism
    • 52] Making a floating compass
    • 53] A different kind of compass
    • 54] Magnetic poles can be anywhere
    • 55] The Earth as a magnet
    • 56] Magnetic dip or inclination
    • 57] Magnetism from the Earth's field
    • 58] Proving a theory
    • 59] Which one is magnetized?
    • 60] Rescuing the paper clip
    • 61] Magnetic separation
    • 62] How to tell time with a compass
    • 63] Making floating magnets
    • 64] How steady are you?
    • 65] Building a simple motor
    • 66] Building an eddy current motor
    • 67] Can magnetism be shielded by nonmagnetic materials?
    • 68] Magnetic shielding
    • 69] Making magnet boats
    • 70] Magnetic pick-up sticks


  3. CURRENT ELECTRICITY AND ELECTROMAGNETISM
    • 71] How to make a current detector
    • 72] Making your own voltaic pile
    • 73] Getting electricity from a lemon
    • 74] Electricity can produce heat and light
    • 75] Electrochemistry
    • 76] Thermoelectricity
    • 77] Potato polarity indicator
    • 78] Electrolysis of water
    • 79] The worms turns
    • 80] Let's make a fuse
    • 81] Relating electricity with magnetism (electromagnetism)
    • 82] Magnetic field around a current carrying conductor
    • 83] Showing the magnetic field in another way
    • 84] A wire picks up iron filings
    • 85] Checking the magnetic polarity of a solenoid
    • 86] Making an electromagnet
    • 87] How to show an electromagnetic field in 3-D
    • 88] How to magnetize your screwdriver
    • 89] Unfriendly paper clips
    • 90] The coil moves
    • 91] Magnetism produces electricity
    • 92] Let's make a transformer
    • 93] How to make a lamp assembly
    • 94] Controlling your circuit
    • 95] The magic driver
    • 96] How to make a switch
    • 97] Building a conductivity tester
    • 98] Series and parallel circuits
    • 99] Making a telegraph sounder and telegraph system
    • 100] How to make a buzzer and relay
    • 101] Four games
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