Introduction

The machine

The story

Static history

The challenge

For teachers

For reference

 

Task10

The Bennet Challenge

Abraham Bennet invented the gold leaf electroscope

Practical Investigation

Construct a simple electroscope. Use it to investigate the charge on objects.

This link may help Click here

Presentation.

Demonstrate your electroscope to the group. Explain how it works. For a real challenge explain how an electroscope can be used to find out whether the charge on an object is positive or negative.

Information on how to charge an electroscope by induction

Further information

More information

and here

Enter the Key word :

Select the Search Engine :

Yahoo
Hotbot
Infoseek
Metacrawler
Search.com

Open in a new window