Item #: PF2159
In this lab experience, students carry out an investigation and build an electrolytic cell and a voltaic cell from the materials provided.
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Safety: Before conducting the lab, review the safety precautions on the student page with the class. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom.
Materials Included in Kit
Copper(II) sulfate solution, 1 M, 500 mL
Sodium sulfate solution, 1 M, 375 mL
Copper foil conductive adhesive, 12″ piece
Copper wire, 12 in.
Magnesium ribbon, 12 in.
Zinc strips, package of 15
Filter paper, 100 sheets
LEDs, clear, red, 10
Pencil lead, tube of 12, 2
Sand paper, 1 (shared)
Alligator clip leads, 10
Voltaic cell with porous cup, for demonstration
Additional Materials Required
Beral Pipets, Graduated, Pkg. of 20, 1
Forceps, Polypropylene, 10
Weighing Dishes, Disposable, 1-5/8" x 1-5/8" x 5/16", Pkg. of 500, 1
Ruler, Metric, Clear, 30 cm, 10
Batteries, Transistor Battery (Alkaline), 9 V, 10
Graduated Cylinders, Borosilicate Glass, 10 mL, 10