Make a Lemon Battery!

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Make your own battery using a lemon.

There are different types of batteries, and this lemon battery is a type called voltaic! A voltaic battery is made of two different metals reacting with an electrolyte. For this experiment the metals are pennies and washers, and the electrolyte is lemon juice.

Gather a few supplies, and you can use these printable PDF instructions to do the experiment!

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