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Description: This Van de Graff accessory shows how similarly charged fibers behave in proximity.
- Place the streamers on the dome of the Van de Graff generator
- Discharge the dome with the grounded wand
- Turn on the Van de Graff generator
- Note how the initially uncharged fibers begin to collect similar charges
- These charged fibers then repel each other and rise
- When finished turn off the generator and discharge using the grounded wand