Did you know that you can get electricity out of a potato? This kit contains all the materials you need to build a simple battery using potatoes – or other produce of your choice. You will learn some of the basics of electricity and circuits: What is voltage? What is current? What is resistance? How much power can you get out of a vegetable battery?
Follow the instructions for the Science Buddies' Potato Batteries: How to Turn Produce into Veggie Power!
project to get a basic understanding of how to set up your battery. But don’t stop there; continue exploring to figure out things like: Does a lemon make as much power as a potato? Does the freshness of the produce matter? What else can you power with produce?
Note: This product is sold out for the current season and not expected to be back in stock until late summer 2015.
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