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Do It
photo of a comb near running water grab
  • a comb
  • your hair
  • a water faucet
  1. Comb your hair a few times, especially on a dry day with low humidity.
  2. Turn on the faucet, so you get a gentle stream of water.
  3. Quickly bring the comb near the water. Watch the stream bend towards the comb!
what happened?
Try the experiment, tell us what happens and watch DFTV for your results! Why do you think the water bends toward the comb?

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