5 Electricity & Magnetism

Robby the Seal

The seal can either balance the ball on its nose or when it approaches the ball
Catalog: 
5H20.121B
Location: 
Cd3
Robby the Seal can balance the ball on his nose or when he approaches the ball it begins to spin.

Parallel plate capacitor

Dielectrics can be inserted by hand.
Catalog: 
5C10.20B
Location: 
Ca1
PASCO parallel air capacitor

Induction coils with battery

No current and no deflection on the galvanometer from the second coil.
Catalog: 
5K10.30C
Location: 
Changing the current in one coil causes a current in the other.

Hand Held Tesla Coil

Catalog: 
5N20.40B
Location: 
Dc2
Hand held tesla coil.

Eddy Spheres

The line of spheres slow down to a terminal velocity on the unslotted part of th
Catalog: 
5K20.21
Location: 
Gb3
15 gold plated neodymium spheres are arranged in a straight line then rolled down an aluminum ramp.

Short a capacitor

When charging the voltage should be less than 150 V and the current will start a
Catalog: 
5C30.20
Location: 
Ca3
A 12000 pF capacitor is charged to 150v and then shorted.

Current - coupled pendula

The polarity can be reversed so that the coils swing toghether or out of phase.
Catalog: 
5K10.48A
Location: 
Cd3
Interconnected coils are hung as pendula in the gaps of two horseshoe magnets. Start one swinging and the other swings.

Van de Graaff

Van de Graaff generator.
Catalog: 
5A50.30
Location: 
22-2
Van de Graaff static generator

St. Louis motor

There is a gap that allows the polarity to reverse each half of a rotation.
Catalog: 
5K40.16
Location: 
Da3
St. Louis motor w/ two bar magnets

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