BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A quick science experiment you can craft at home, the "Remote Control Roller" teaches you how to make a simple device that uses the invisible forces of magnetic fields created by electrons to push objects around. Why? To show you how invisible magnetic fields effect the world around us!
Here's what you'll need:
- Balloon (inflated)
- Aluminum can
- Your hair
Watch the video to see how these common items can illustrate the forces of static electricity and magnetism. Be sure to work with an adult so everyone knows what you're learning!