Introduction: Home Made Batteries

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In this i will show you how to make a batterie using

Pennies

Cardboard

LED Christmas lights

And a Lemon

Step 1: Get Five Pennies From 2007-2013

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Step 2: Sand Four of the Pennies on One Side of the Pennie

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Sand it until one side on the Pennie until it looks silver.

Step 3: Cut Out Four Thin Cardboard Circles Smaller Than the Pennie

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Step 4: Cut a Lemon in Half and Soak the Cardboard in It

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It will only work wiring a fresh lemon. Lemon juice won't work.

Step 5: Put It Together

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Put the Pennies like this...

Coper side up
Cardboard
Coper side up
Cardboard
Coper side up
Cardboard
Coper side up
Cardboard
Normal Pennie

Step 6: Get a LED Christmas Light

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To get one off of the chord pull off the tab on the side.

Step 7: Take Out the LED Light

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Pull the metal prongs down and pull off the plastic/glass tip off.

Step 8: Put One Prong on the Zinc and One Prong on the Copper

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The zinc looks silver. Once you do this the light should glow.

Step 9: Thanks : )

Thanks for reading : )

Comments

PrzemysławM (author)2014-10-20

fake

coldmow (author)2014-01-12

I love it! Now to make a rechargeable battery..

dbyrd26 (author)2014-01-06

what's the voltage on one of these?

argha halder (author)dbyrd262014-01-08

each of the cell with a penny and cardboard produce 0.5- 0.8 volts, so if three penny is used it will produce a total of 2- 2.5 volts.

zjawesome (author)2014-01-08

Thanks bro

kremer97 (author)2014-01-07

Good work bro

zjawesome (author)2014-01-07

IDK

zjawesome (author)2014-01-06

Oops i will fix that

ricedakota98 (author)2014-01-06

2007-20013?

zjawesome (author)2014-01-06

Did it work for you

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