Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Lemon Battery

This video demonstrates how an electric battery can be made from a simple lemon, nail, and copper penny. string up a few lemons in seriers and you boost your voltage and amperage(current).

It woul probably take a hundred pounds of lemons to make an electric bicycle move, but its nice to know about the various types of batteries, when considering what kind of energy storage device you want to use for you ebike.

Video Description:

Creating a battery from a lemon is a common project in many science text books. Successfully creating one of these devices is not easy. This video demonstrates how to construct and use a lemon battery to light an LED and operate a calculator. Send us your comments: http://hila-store.webcentre.ca/comments/ Step by step instructions at: http://hilaroad.com/camp/projects.html Follow "Lemon Battery" link. View "Introduction to Electricity" from this video series for an overview of batteries and electricity.

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