Playing with the Fun-Fly-Stick Science Kit is a great way to gain a deep understanding of static electricity while providing a much more portable version of the well known Van De Graaff generator. Large Van De Graaff generators are often used in museums and classrooms as a fun demo tool to make your hair stand on end. Van De Graaff generators of all sizes produce electric fields which are strong enough to be measured, manipulated, felt directly, and played with. These features make the Van De Graaff generator ideal for helping students grasp the concept of static electricity at a fundamental level. Now you can provide numerous demonstrations of these same static electricity principles right in your classroom in a much more portable and cost-effective manner. In fact, set-up is a breeze with the Fun-Fly-Stick science kit and it's portability allows you to experiment in ways that aren't practical with a full size Van De Graaff generator.
It is transparent!
This newest version of the Fun-Fly-Stick is transparent, revealing the inner workings of this portable mini Van de Graaff generator.
It is an entire kit!
Numerous accessories come with this kit providing hours of static electricity experiments. There are 25 pieces in the Fun-Fly-Stick science kit in total, as well 10 Mylar Flyers for levitation experiments. The kit also includes the Fun-Fly-Stick Science Kit experiment guide with 15 detailed experiments to get you and your classroom well on your way into the world of static electricity.
The following experiments can be done using the kit. Check out the video clip to see what experiments can be done using additional items from around the classroom or home.
Fun-Fly-Stick Experiments Includes:
- Flying Saucers
- Electrostatic Drummer
- Electrostatic Motor
- Ion Motor
- Leyden Jar
- Levitation of various Shapes and More!
Fun-Fly-Stick Science Kit Includes:
- 1 Transparent Portable Van de Graaff Generator (Fun-Fly-Stick)
- 1 Illustrated, Detailed Experiment Guide
- 1 Neon Lamp Bulb
- 1 Plastic Pin Holder
- 1 Plastic Film with Foil Strips
- 2 Metal Plates
- 2 Rubber Bands
- 2 Large Sphere Mylar Flyers
- 4 Medium Sphere Mylar Flyers
- 1 Large Ring Mylar Flyer
- 1 Medium Ring Mylar Flyer
- 2 Hourglass Shape Mylar Flyer
- 1 Storage Folder for Mylar Flyer
- 1 Plastic Support Base with Slits
- 1 Paper Covered Plastic Cylinder
- 6 Small Aluminum Cupcake Pans
- 1 Bead of Short Fishing Line
- 1 Bead of Long Fishing Line
- 2 Short Straight Pin
- 1 Tinsel Tassel
- 1 Pin-Hanger
- 1 Z-Spinner
- 1 Polybag
- 1 Small Paper Poster
- 1 Plastic Film
Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).
Read about Levitation Principles in this PDF.
Preview the Experiment Guide in this PDF (This is just a sample of the 22 page guide that comes with the Fun Fly Stick Science Kit).
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