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Science Bob’s Fans Show Off The Levitating Orb

A few years back, on a particularly cold day, the air was filled with static. I went to clean up some tinsel that fell off a Christmas tree and it stuck to my hand like glue. I mean it REALLY stuck. I shokk my hand and it hardly budged. That when an idea hit me. I experimented using  a piece of PVC pipe and some tinsel to experiment with static charges. The levitating orb experiment was born.  Since then, we’ve mailed out thousands of packs of tinsel through the store (link here) and many of you have posted videos. Here’s the original video:

Here are some of my fan favorites:

Try out the orb yourself (instructions HERE) and make a video. Maybe we’ll add your next!

 

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