Why does a charged rod attract an aluminum can? Find out with this interactive simulation!
It’s pretty cool
It was nice to see a video view of it. This help me see it a lot better.
It is an amazing simulation and to answer the question the charged rod attract an aluminum can because they both have different charges. The aluminum have positive and negative charge as shown in the simulation but the charged rod have either negative or positive which;
Electrons attract with protons
but same charges can’t attract each other which is proton can’t attract with proton.