Exhibit: Electricity!

1. Static electricity generator – a Van de Graaff generator that produces bright static bolts of electricity. The youth love to create the sparks
2. Static electricity generator – a Windhurst generator that also produces a bright static bolt
3. A Tesla coil – participants can hold a CFL light bulb in their hand and bring it near the tesla coil and the bulb begins to light up
4. Example of a Programmable Logic Computer programmed to run “traffic lights”
5. A small programmable logic computer that can be programmed.

Exhibit Location: unassigned

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