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Homemade pill-bottle electroscope, a type of early voltage and radiation detector, plus experiments using a geiger counter.
COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS Sep 1983 (v.21#9) pg. 90

Rediscovering the transistor. Includes circuits for a mositure detector, metronome, electrometer, and power timers.
COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS Jan 1984 (v.22#1) pg. 96

Electroscope for experimenting with static electricity.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1969 (v.8#1) pg. 49

FET Electroscope can be used to detect electrostatic charges.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Feb 1987 (v.4#2) pg. 92

100,000-megohm-input meter indicates static electricity. Ultrasensitive electrometer-type voltage/current meter (picoammeter) expands your measurement world to one-trillionth of an ampere and a trillion ohms. Est. cost: $38.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 24

Experimenting with a geiger counter. Also includes instructions for making a simple electroscope.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 54

Simple electrostatic electricity experiments discussed. Plans for a leaf electroscope shown.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1973 (v.3#2) pg. 90

Electronic electroscope indicates when a strong electrostatic field exists.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1982 (v.20#1) pg. 59

Build a metal-leaf electroscope, a sensitive device to detect static electricity.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 37

Electrometer circuit has no moving leaves as indicators and doesn't require sheltering in a glass flask.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 22

Bridge circuits. (1) Wheatstone resistance bridge. (2) Temperature shift meter incorporates a standard Wheatstone and detects small changes in temperature. (3) High-voltage static detector incorporates a Wheatstone bridge.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 82

Electroscope circuit detects a charge at a respectable distance and displays the polarity and relative intensity.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 91

Build an electrostatic battery, properly called an electrophorus. Conduct experiments with it using a straw electroscope.
RADIO-TV EXPERIMENTER Aug-Sep 1969 (v.27#1) pg. 59

Inexpensive hand-powered electrostatic generator creates a charge by rubbing wool cloth against a rotating plastic jar. Plans for Leyden Jar and electroscope also shown.
SCIENCE & ELECTRONICS [1] Jun-Jul 1970 (v.28#3) pg. 27

Measure both polarity and intensity of static electricity with modern integrated circuit electroscope.
SCIENCE & ELECTRONICS [1] Aug-Sep 1970 (v.28#4) pg. 25

The electroscope. How to build and use a simple device to detect the presence of electrostatic charges and ionizing radiation. Both a mechanical and electronic version are shown.
SCIENCE PROBE! Jul 1992 (v.2#3) pg. 111

Vibrating-reed electrometer.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1965 (v.213#4) pg. 106

Build an electrostatic microammeter capable of measuring current from 25 millionths of an ampere to 5 billionths of an ampere in circuits that carry potential of up to 500,000 volts.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1973 (v.229#4) pg. 123

Build a simple device to test for the presence of static electricity. Made from a jar, coat-hanger wire, and aluminum foil.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 10