How do batteries work and what are they made of? Explore the world inside the most common energy source with the “Zinc-carbon battery” set by MEL Science! You’ll assemble batteries yourself and use them to run a clock or to power an LED! You’ll also make “liquid wires” to draw a pattern that can conduct electricity!
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- learn how to build your own battery
- create “liquid wires” you can draw with
You will learn:
- how batteries work
- which materials conduct electricity
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