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Learn about electrostatic equilibrium and Coulomb’s Law with this lab featuring charged parallel plates and pith balls charged with the help of a wily feline.

Topics and Objectives:

  • Determine the charge on a pith ball acting as a pendulum.
  • See what happens to the charged pith balls in a uniform electric field.
  • Figure out the magnitude of the electric field and the potential difference between the plates.




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  • Category: Electricity & Magnetism