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Light a Bulb with a Balloon Experiment

First you need to gather up all of the materials you will need. Below is a list of the following items needed to conduct this experiment: • A balloon • A fluorescent light bulb • A dark room • Parental … Continue reading

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Lemon Battery Experiment

Materials – 1 medium size lemon or lime – About 4 in. wire with insulation removed, #12 or #18 works just fine – 1 steel nail, #6 or 8 is ok – 1 zinc plated nail, #6 or 8 is … Continue reading

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Battery Fun

First you need to gather up all of the materials you will need.  Below is a list of the following items needed to conduct this project: 2 wires with stripped off ends Aluminum foil Scissors A bowl Warm water Salt … Continue reading

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How Batteries Work

Batteries are all over the place — in our cars, our PCs, laptops, portable MP3 players and cell phones. A battery is essentially a can full of chemicals that produce electrons. Chemical reactions that produce electrons are called electrochemical reactions. … Continue reading

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