Jumpin' Pepper and Lazy Salt

Students examine the result of a negative charge. After rubbing a balloon with a wool cloth, students hold it over a mixture of salt and pepper. They observe the pepper "jumps" to the balloon. Students discuss their observations and then participate in a similar experiment using rice.

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