Construct a simple wet cell battery. When complete it will generate 1.5 volts for 20-30 minutes. Several cells can be connected in series to increase the voltage or in parallel to increase the current.
Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*
Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS3.A; PS3.D; ETS1.A
Performance Expectations: HS-PS3-3
Cross Cutting Concepts: Energy and Matter; Influence of Science, Engineering, and
Technology on Society and the Natural World
Engineering Practices: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions
1 x 100mL Copper Sulfate, 0.5M Solution
1 x 200mL Sodium Sulfate, 0.5M Solution
1 x 25mL Hydrochloric Acid, 3% Solution
2 Magnesium Metal Strips
2 Copper Metal Strips
2 Dialysis Tubing
1 Light Bulb & Wire Assembly
1 Plastic Jar with Cap
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