New At-Home Activity – Tapping Triboelectric Nanogenerator

If you or someone you know loves exploring the cutting edge of science and technology, then you’ll love our new activity: the Tapping Triboelectric Nanogenerator! Triboelectric nanogenerators are devices that convert kinetic energy from our everyday movement and turn it into useful electricity. Follow along to create a simple version of this state-of-the-art technology for less than $5 (and you might already have all the materials)! This activity will make you jump for joy, which you might be able to turn into electricity!