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Pinwheel
# 5B30.50


Description: The pin wheel spins as charges jump off the points.

Parts: Dirod Generator (or Van de Graaff generator), pin wheel

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: 10 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Source: Central Scientific

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 17-12 Place a pinwheel on a Van de Graaff generator.
Sutton E-38 A pinwheel rotates when connected to either terminal of a static machine.
Freier and Anderson Eb-10 A conducting pinwheel spins when connected to a Wimshurst.

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