Charging by Induction

This video features a series of experiments demonstrating the principles of charging by induction.

The demonstrations are:

    • The attraction of small pieces of paper by a charged plastic rod.

    • The attraction of water from a tap towards a charged plastic rod.

    • The charging of a balloon by rubbing on hair, along with the attraction of hair to the balloon followed by sticking the balloon on the ceiling.

    • The Gold leaf Electroscope.