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Volts and Amps: Understanding Current Flow

Volts and Amps: Understanding Current Flow  (Adult Supervision Advised) Materials Needed: Insulated Wire with Alligator Clips 1.5 Volt Battery Light Bulb with Holder Milliammeter Voltmeter Wire Cutters Switch  Follow these steps: Using about 300mm in length of the wires with … Continue reading

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How to Build a Flashlight

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 D batteries • 2 5” pieces of #22 copper insulated wire w/ … Continue reading

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How to Build a Magnetic Compass

First you need to gather up all of the materials you will need. Below is a list of the following items needed to build this project: • 2 needles • 1 small strip of paper • A glass jar • … Continue reading

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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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Oersted’s 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 battery power pack • 1 small non-metallic bowl • A needle • … Continue reading

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How to Build a Galvanometer

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: • A battery power pack • A compass • A strip of 3” x … Continue reading

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What Happens when you Blow a Fuse?

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: • A 6 or 12 volt lantern battery • A length of wire with … Continue reading

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Hand Battery 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 project: A DC microammeter – able to read 100 microamps An aluminum plate and a … Continue reading

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Should You Refrigerate Your Batteries?

Methods/Materials 40 AA Alkaline batteries are to be divided into three groups (room temperature, freezer, and refrigerator) for 40 days. After 24 hours are allowed for them to come to room temperature they are to be tested in a battery … Continue reading

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How to Create a Buzzer

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: 9 feet of PVC covered wire (both ends stripped) 1 steel bolt Modeling clay … Continue reading

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