The Power of Graphene

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When you think electric circuits, your pencil probably isn't the thing that comes to mind. A simple experiment lets learners test whether the graphene in pencil lead is a conductor or an insulator. If the LED bulb lights up, a conductor it is!

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Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a safety orientation before the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have experience with electric circuits
  • Some electrical components are necessary for the activity
Pros

  • Includes diagram of experiment setup
  • Lists some guiding questions to use after the activity
Cons

  • None