# physics

Hi,

How can you charge an electroscope negatively? Is it by using a positively charged rod? Can someone please help me?
Thank you :)

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1. You need a negatively charged rod. Touch it to the terminal on top, and some of the excess electrons should flow to the leaves of the scope, which will separate.

The charge of a plastic or rubber rod when rubbed with fur is negative.

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