How To: Build a simple Van de Graaff generator

Build a simple Van de Graaff generator

Want to build a Van de Graaf electrostatic generator? Who doesn't! This video tutorial will show you how. To follow along at home, you'll need the following items: a rubber band–the longer the better–, a small motor, a small glass object like a Christmas tree light, and some type of plastic roller. For simple, step-by-step instructions, watch this Van de Graaf-buildin' how-to.

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Thats great i made it.You who are reading now, you have to build it!!!

my mechanical pencil tube won't stay balanced on the motor and it wobbles around while running

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