This Crystal Is ELECTRIC

There's a few minerals that exhibit something called piezoelectricity and pyroelectricity, which mean that either heat or pressure can turn them electric. Here's a demo from the SciShow Rocks Box where you can see this for yourself – all you need is some tourmaline! Get a monthly hand-picked rock, mineral, gem, or fossil with the SciShow Rocks Box!
https://SciShow.Rocks/ Hosted by: Savannah Geary (they/them)
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon:
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Adam Brainard, Alex Hackman, Ash, Bryan Cloer, charles george, Chris Mackey, Chris Peters, Christoph Schwanke, Christopher R Boucher, Eric Jensen, Harrison Mills, Jaap Westera, Jason A, Saslow, Jeffrey Mckishen, Jeremy Mattern, Kevin Bealer, Matt Curls, Michelle Dove, Piya Shedden, Rizwan Kassim, Sam Lutfi
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
SciShow Tangents Podcast:
TikTok: Twitter:
Facebook: #SciShow #science #education #learning #complexly


The Top Uses of Piezoelectricity in Everyday Applications Images:,_Jacques_und_Pierre_mit_Eltern.jpg

See also  How Quantum Mechanics Affects Your Life
On this topic: ( from category Video )

Leave feedback

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


five × four =