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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.