Updated March 6, 2007 

BC Science 9 Videos

What is a Plasma?

Movie Run Time: 1:22

Plasma is the highly energetic fourth state of matter, the problem is however, we don't get to see it very often! Unless you have a plasma ball!

A plasma ball contain gases that become a plasma when energerized by electricity. While these are a popular decorative and fun item, one must be careful not to put them too close to other electrical devices, or place metal objects on the glass. The plasma ball creates a field that can make electronics malfunction, and the glass can overheat when touched with metal.

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Further Information

Plasma Lamps - they came in all shapes in sizes, but what they all have in common is that they are very interesting and fun to watch!

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