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Q & A: practical fruit batteries?

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Most recent answer: 11/13/2011
Q:
Do you think fruit batteries can be a good source of energy or is fruit batteries just a fun way to teach electricity and batteries to kids?
- Nicole (age 10)
guttenberg, NJ
A:
You figured it out. Fruit batteries are not at all a practical energy source, or even a practical way to carry energy around. They're just a way to show kids that electricity is involved in ordinary chemical reactions.

Mike W.

(published on 11/13/2011)

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