Leyden Jar

A Leyden jar is a device used to store static electric charge. It can beĀ used to conduct many experiments with electricity such as creating a spark across a gap.


An electroscope is a device that can be used to detect or measure the amount of charge in its vicinity. One of the earliest electroscopes is the gold-leaf electroscope which was invented by a British clergyman Abraham Bennet. This is a cheaper model of the leaf electroscope made using aluminum foil. Materials Paper clip Aluminum

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