Demo Notes:

The van de Graaff Generator

For reference:
See an animation about how the giant van de Graaff generator at the Boston Museum of Science works.
Simulation of a Balloon and Static Electricity
Simulation of Rubbing a Foot on a Carpet
I owe a lot of this material to Van de Graaff Generator Hints, Demos, & Activities ©1994 William J. Beaty
Some of the background material was informed by Lessons In Electric Circuits -- Volume I Chapter 1 by Tony R. Kuphaldt ©2000-2008

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