Balloon Electroscope - Data Sheet

  1. Why did the balloons repel each other after they were rubbed with the fur/wool?

     

  2. Why did the balloons fall back towards each other after they were sprayed with water?

     

  3. Are there other ways besides water that we could use to have the balloons come back together?

     

  4. During which time of the year would it be best to do experiments using static electricity?

     

  5. What effect does damp weather have on electrical charges?