This inexpensive device detects and estimates charges.
- Ideal for a Variety of Experimental Situations
- Simple System for Teaching and Observing a Complex Phenomenon
- Pyrex Flask
- Nickel-Plated Rod
- Rubber Stopper
The knob on top of the stopper accepts a charge. When the charge enters the flask, the aluminum leaves separate. The size of the charge affects how much the leaves separate.
The electroscope consists of a 250 mL Pyrex flask with a nickel-plated rod, which is attached to a rubber stopper.