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Renewable energy science fair project:
Build a fuel cell using salt water, batteries and a platinum wire




Science Fair Project Information
Title: Build a fuel cell using salt water, batteries and a platinum wire
Subject: Renewable Energy
Grade level: Middle School - Grades 7-9
Academic Level: Ordinary
Project Type: Building Type
Cost: Low
Awards: None
Affiliation: Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (VSF)
Year: 2005
Description: Water in a glass is charged with batteries through platinum wires. Then, after a certain period of time, the batteries are disconnected and with a multimeter the voltage of the water and the time it takes for the electricity to discharge is measured.
Link: http://www.odec.ca/projects/2005/burr5d0/public_html/
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