Citrus Batteries

Pupils create models of voltaic cells using lemons. They place both a copper strip and a zinc strip into a lemon about a half inch apart and touch both leads at the same time to their tongue. After recording their observations, students answer follow-up questions.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
1996
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