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Charge, Field, and Potential

Demonstrations
Each of the demonstrations includes a picture, description, suggestion of use, equipment needed, and the approximate setup time.
  Electrostatic Attrac and Repuls
  Van de Graaff -- Repulsion of Pie Pans
  Van de Graaff -- Trained Rabbit
  Induction -- Electroscope

Lecture Notes and Tutorial
Basic Electrostatics
These notes from PhysicsLAB by Catherine H. Colwell contain detailed explanations of background material, annotated diagrams and illustrations, and solved examples.
  Electrostatics

Exploration
Static Electricity
A set of seven multimedia animations of electrostatic phenomena from Multimedia Physics Studio depict the movement of electrons and the accumulation of excess electric charge on various objects. Each animation includes a brief tutorial and interactive exercises.
  Static Electricity


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