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Picture of Finding Electrolytes in Orange Juice and Sports Drinks
I had to come up with a science fair project so I decided to play with food and find the stuff that you can generate electricity with, known as electrolytes. While playing with your food you will find out if orange juice has more electrolytes than a sports drink. This is a great project for older kids science projects. It is also is very informative for sports considering that electrolytes are very important to staying heathy and active.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
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You will need:
orange juice
a sport drink of you choice (preferably Gatorade)
Bare copper wire, 24 gauge
wire cutters
ruler 
1 in. plastic tube ( you can remove the insides from a pen and cut to one in.
9-v battery
9-v battery clip ( this is optional but it makes it a lot easier attach the wire to the battery.)
6 in. Wire with alligator clips on both ends (2)
small bowls ceramic, glass, plastic, NOT METAL (3)
masking tape
permanent marker
distilled water
tap water
digital multimeter
paper towel 
alligator clip with out a wire attached


 

how to measure the electrolytes in orange juice ??

lnecaise1 year ago
im doing that same project but i dont understand how to like make the science proposal thing '
themoose64 (author)  lnecaise1 year ago
Which part do you not understand? i can help you figure it out maybe.
wilgubeast3 years ago
This is an excellent project! Great work, team.
themoose64 (author) 3 years ago
Thanks. Just so you know I give credit to sistergldnhair who was also part of the project
BLUEBLOBS23 years ago
Very unique... It has a style all its own