Jacob's Ladder - Portable

Purpose

To demonstrate Jacob's ladder.
 

Equipment

Jacob's ladder mounted on spark coil with 5 V power supply.

 

Images

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Description

Ths version of Jacob's ladder works using a 5V spark coil. The discharge travels up a tube, creating an◙interesting sound which you can ask your students to explain using their vast knowledge of acoustics. 
 

References

Lecture Demonstrations Records Sheet.