Battery Workshop

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Introduce your class to the workings and parts of a battery-operated circuit. Pairs of pupils use lemons to make batteries and measure voltage and current with a multimeter. An accompanying worksheet is used for recording values and answering pertinent questions. 

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Pros
  • Many additional resources and background information available to support the lesson
  • Can be used with Next Generation Science Standards
Cons
  • While this activity sounds appealing, it is often difficult to get lemon batteries to work; make sure to practice on your own before trying it with your class