A Hair-Raising Experience

A girl holds her hand on the Van de Graaff generator while her hair stands on end.

Get charged up with a classic Ontario Science Centre experience!

Visit our iconic Van de Graaff Generator for a one-hour live demonstration to learn all about static electricity. Find out why the VDG is known as an electron thief, and don’t forget to capture your hair-raising experience with a picture!

Check on-site boards for daily demo schedule.

  • Physics + Engineering