Cool Science Experiment – Potato Battery

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Potatoes are nature’s tastiest battery.Potato juice contains many water soluble chemicals that may cause a chemical reaction with one or both of our electrodes. So we may get some electricity from that.

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So here is how to make a Potato Battery and have it light an LED light.Use of Copper and Zinc electrodes and Sulfuric acid as electrolyte is a proven method for this process.

LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, need tiny amounts of energy to light up. To prove the point, you can even get one lit with just a few potatoes.

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At around one-tenth the cost of a typical AA battery, a potato could supply power for cell phone and other personal electronics in poor, underdeveloped and remote regions without access to a power grid.

SOURCEHooplaKidzLab
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