Grade 5 MacLean Elementary School student Clare Snelgrove laughed as her hair lifted off her shoulders during an experiment with a Van de Graaf generator

Grade 5 MacLean Elementary School student Clare Snelgrove laughed as her hair lifted off her shoulders during an experiment with a Van de Graaf generator

Hair-raising experiment

Everyone is invited to a free Community Science Celebration Saturday 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Castlegar Recreation Centre’s arena.

Grade 5 MacLean Elementary School student Clare Snelgrove laughed as her hair lifted off her shoulders during an experiment with a Van de Graaf generator, which creates static electricity, with help from facilitator Sherry Lu. A Science World on-the-road team stopped at the Rossland school Thursday on its tour of Kootenay Columbia schools. The public is invited to a free Community Science Celebration Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Castlegar Recreation Centre’s arena.