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Q & A: Potatoes = Electrochemical

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
I am doing a project on potato batteries and I was wondering wat kind of battery a potato battery actually is, becasue then I can get more information for my science fair.
- kc (age 14)
walpole ma
A:
KC -

A potato battery is an "electrochemical battery" - sometimes called an "electrochemical cell". Any general information you find on this kind of battery will apply to potato batteries too. For more information on all sorts of homemade batteries, try looking through our .

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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