the National Science Foundation
Matthew J. Parry-Hill
This item is a short tutorial on the Van de Graaff generator. It includes a Java Simulation illustrating the various components of the generator, the charge buildup and the discharge through a grounded sphere.
This item is part of Mag Lab U. Which is a large collection of web-based educational materials for K-20, developed by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University. Refer to "related materials" for full index of interactive Java tutorials.
Please note that this resource requires
Java Applet Plug-in.
Davidson, Michael. The Van de Graaff Generator. Ed. Coyne, Kristen. 2006. 6 Feb. 2008. National Science Foundation. 19 May 2013 <http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/vandegraaff/index.html>.
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