How-To: Backyard battery


This seems like a fun weekend project with to teach kids about how batteries work in a hands-on fashion. Instructables user egbertfitzwilly has published a how-to for a simple aluminum can, saltwater, and charcoal battery.  

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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