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The results show that the black, brown, blond and red hair wigs produced almost the same amount of electrostatic charges because the average number of pieces of paper picked up by the balloon after it is rubbed against each wig, was almost the same.

Condition Number of paper pieces collected
  Black hair Brown hair Blonde hair Red hair
Number of pieces of paper 43 41 44 42

Use the below graph to plot the results of above observation.

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Time required:
1 hour to prepare, 1 hour for the science project experiment
Material availability:
Easily found. You can purchase the wigs from a department store or specialist online stores. Wigs tend to be expensive, so you should try to borrow them from friends or their parents, as far as possible
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