Making Fractal Patterns with Electricity

Watch Anthony and Tara slow down mini lightning bolts and make Lichtenberg figures in wood!

Experiment Tips:
– Do not soak wood board with saline solution, simply apply one or two sprays onto the wood to start the reaction.
– Place the nails closer together, about 4-6 inches apart, for a stronger charge bewtween the two nails.

List of Materials Used:
– Wood Pieces
– Saline Solution (water + salt)
– Nails
– Hammer
– Neon sign transformer or other high voltage supply
– Clamps/Chargers

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