Making an Electroscope

by Michel Maussion - University of Nantes - France   French page

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Materials use to make
the electroscope
and its accessories.


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Strip the sheathed copper wire on 12 cm.
Bend at right angle and roll up in a spiral.
Cut the straigth section according to the
height of your jar. Unsheathe 3 mm.

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Make a hole in the center of the lid.
Glue it on the two sides of the lid. côté.

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Wrap the small bare wire on the other end
finishing by a circular hook.

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Fold an alumunium foil on a thick paper. Cut out in
the form of a trapezium (trapezoid), nearly triangular.

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Cut out once again in the form of a pear and pierce.

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Hang up.

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Your electroscope is finished.

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