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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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Daniell Cell Battery

*Caution- Before performing any of these experiments, make sure there is proper adult supervision and help around you.

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Build Your Own Electric Motor

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: 5 small magnets 2 large paper clips A plastic, paper or foam cup 20 … Continue reading

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Magnetic Steel

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 sheet of paper A magnet Steel shavings (you can get these by buying … Continue reading

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Fluorescent Transmission

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  self-exciting fluorescent bulb High-power transmission lines One of your parents or an adult … Continue reading

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Electrostatic Glue

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: 1 large sheet of newspaper A smooth tabletop surface Are you ready?  Let’s get … Continue reading

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Aluminum Lighting

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: 1 battery, size C Some aluminum foil, preferably 4” X 12” 1 light bulb … Continue reading

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Potato Power

INGREDIENTS Potato Plate 2 – Pennies Digital Clock with Wire Attachments 2 – Galvanized Nails 3 – 8” insulated copper wire (make sure 2” of the insulation is stripped off of one end) DIRECTIONS Cut the potato in half and … Continue reading

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Your Personal Barometer

INGREDIENTS Glass Measuring Cup Soda Bottle Water Colored Dye Marker DIRECTIONS Fill the glass measuring cup with water. Add the colored dye to it Put the soda bottle into the glass measuring cup – upside down! Be sure the mouth … Continue reading

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Cereal Leaps

INGREDIENTS Puffed Rice Cereal Plate Wool Cloth Old Record DIRECTIONS Take the plate and pour the cereal onto it. Take the old record and rub the wool cloth onto one side of the record. Use the rubbed side of the … Continue reading

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