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| Charged Comb and Water
a water faucet
Comb your hair a few times, especially on a dry day with low humidity.
Turn on the faucet, so you get a gentle stream of water.
Quickly bring the comb near the water. Watch the stream bend towards the comb!
Why do you think the water bends toward the comb?
the water is magnetic
the comb's electrical charges attract electrical charges in the water
the comb acts like a magnet
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