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written by Michael Davidson
supported by the National Science Foundation
technical implementer: Matthew J. Parry-Hill
edited by Kristen Coyne
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.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electrostatics
= Electrostatic Machines
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2006 http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/micro/legal.html
Keywords:
attraction, charge, comb, demonstration, discharge, electrostatics, friction, ground, humidity, negative, positive, repultion
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M. Davidson, , edited by K. Coyne (2006), WWW Document, (http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/vandegraaff/index.html).
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M. Davidson, The Van de Graaff Generator, , edited by K. Coyne (2006), <http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/vandegraaff/index.html>.
APA Format
Davidson, M. (2008, February 6). The Van de Graaff Generator. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/vandegraaff/index.html
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Davidson, Michael. The Van de Graaff Generator. Edited by Kristen Coyne. February 6, 2008. http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/vandegraaff/index.html (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
Davidson, Michael. The Van de Graaff Generator. Ed. Coyne, Kristen. 2006. 6 Feb. 2008. National Science Foundation. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/vandegraaff/index.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Michael Davidson", Title = {The Van de Graaff Generator}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 October 2014}, Month = {February 6, 2008}, Year = {2006} }
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