A battery as we generally know it contains one or more cells inside a case. These convert the energy in their chemicals into the electricity we use
If you decide to sleep out in a tent at the bottom of the garden, you may want to light a campfire. But if your matches get wet or the lighter runs out of fuel, what are you to do?
We have posted experiments on these pages involving connecting cell batteries in series. These demonstrate how electricity flows like water in pipes when connectivity is good.
Yesterday we wrote about hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells. We imagined how they might turn the energy world around
‘Science’ is a systematic approach for establishing, and testing knowledge about the universal world around us.
We recently learned about the Ontario EcoSchool certification program which awards environmentally-friendly schools for their efforts in conserving our planet. We think it’s a great program and have written a post about it titled: Ontario Eco-School Program. However, while being EcoSchool certified can be encouraging and great, is it making a difference in schools? Or […]
Not so long ago we wrote about using magnets, a battery, and copper wire to make a simple train. Today we are going to explain how to turn a battery into a roller toy.
If you are remotely interested in the environment and you know, saving it, you will also be interested in the Ontario EcoSchool certification program! Essentially, it is a program that celebrates the Eco-Successes of Ontarian schools through its different programs. The highest level of certification is the Platinum Certificate! The Leamington District Secondary School of […]
Ontario EcoSchool Program: What is it? The EcoSchool certification program was set up by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in 2002 then in 2005, it joined with York University and the Toronto & Region Conservation Authority where it expanded province-wide. The program’s main goal is to encourage action and environmental awareness among the youth […]
To make a simple electric train not as complicated as the picture, and have endless fun with friends you need three simple things.